Nigeria: ‘200 killed’ in bandit attacks on villages after military air strikes

//Nigeria: ‘200 killed’ in bandit attacks on villages after military air strikes

Nigeria: ‘200 killed’ in bandit attacks on villages after military air strikes

An estimated 200 people or more have been killed in villages in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara during what could be deadly reprisal attacks by armed bandits following military air strikes on their hideouts this week.Residents gained access to their villages on Saturday after the military captured the communities to organise mass burials, they told Reuters. The state government said 58 people had been killed during the attacks.Ummaru Makeri, who lost his wife and three children…

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