At least 50 persons have been reportedly killed, while 31 other sustained injuries, after suspected bandits attacked some communities in Zamfara State, on Sunday.
The report was made known, a few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Abuja, from a 10-day private visit to the United Kingdom, UK.
The armed men were said to have attacked communities in Maru, Gusau, and Birnin Magaji Local Government Areas of the State.
The Attackers came in motorcycles, overrunning Magami District, in Gusau LGA, and displacing residents of several communities.
Clement Abiade, the Acting Director, Force Information, Operation Sharan Daji, maintained that the Soldiers were injured, while battling the suspects.
He added that the Soldiers have been taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau, for treatment.