Armed gang kills at least 18 in northwest Nigeria

By Ahmed Kingimi and MAIDUGURI

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – An armed gang killed at least 18 people in the northwest Nigerian state of Katsina, police and residents said on Wednesday, as unrest spreads across the region and into the president’s home state.

Hundreds of people have died in Nigeria’s northwest since the beginning of the year, in attacks the government attributes to bandits, a loose term for gangs of outlaws carrying out robberies and kidnappings.

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Source: euronews.com

Katsina, Nigeria.

Katsina, Nigeria.

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