At least six people have died at a mosque at Kawddi village, Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state and over eight people injured after gunmen attacked them around 8pm on Tuesday.
Muhammad Shehu, spokesman of the state police command, confirmed the incident. He said the gunmen invaded the village in large numbers and started shooting sporadically.
He, however, said security operatives had been deployed in the village to forestall further attacks and restore calm to the area.
Last week, three people were killed in a similar attack on five villages in Gidan Goga district of Maradun local government area of the state. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇