Unknown gunmen have attacked Yar Centre, at Sherere village, in Kankara Local Government Area, of Kastina State, killing 10 persons, while injuring many others.
Locals said that the gunmen, on motorcycles, opened fire on the villagers upon arriving, before setting ablaze shops and vehicles belonging to the residents.
Dikko Sherere, a Community Leader, revealed: “We cannot even go out and hold the burial rites of the deceased, for fear of the bandits.”
According to him: “Seven corpses have been recovered. The dead had risen to 10.
“The graves are yet to be dug, as people are running for their lives, please help us, we are in grave danger”, he said.
“As I am talking to you, people are busy relocating women and children on foot, to areas perceived to be safe, we are under attack”, he added.