Armed bandits have killed 63 local guards in an ambush in Kebbi State.
According to the BBC news, the local guards were killed on Sunday night, while attempting to launch an assault in the hideouts of the bandits.
The hideouts are located in the Zuru local government area.
According to BBC, the bandits hiding on trees leading to their hideouts opened gunfire on the local guards killing several of them.
The bodies of the slain local guards were buried on Monday morning.
Spokesman of the state police command, Nafiu Abubakar Comfirmed the attack.
He said the command is still compiling the total figure of people killed in the attack.
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