Incident

200 Gunmen storm Mailalle market in sokoto, kill 20 Open

Category: Violent Attacks
Time: 14 Oct 21, 09:12AM
Address: Market, Sokoto, Nigeria
Reported by: Saliu Juliana

Gunmen believed to be Bandits attacked Mailalle weekly market, in Sokoto state. They allegedly opened fire and killed over 20 persons and injured many. The bandits were seen carting away foodstuffs and setting houses ablaze. They allegedly stopped at the only petrol station in the area and filled their motorcycles with petrol. Confirming the attack, a former Commissioner and resident of the area Alhaji Jelani Danbuga, said the attackers numbering about 200 hundred stormed the weekly market on motorbikes and started shorting sporadically to scare traders. Many traders and buyers were killed in the process, while others sustained injuries (women and children)

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