Bandits have killed 22 people in Tungar Kwana village of Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State Tuesday night.
An indigene of the village, Malam Ahmed Mohammed, told newsmen that the bandits numbering over 100 invaded the village around 11 pm where they began to shoot people indiscriminately.
He stated, Twenty-two people including children and women were killed instantly, while other people escaped to the forest.
Mohammed also said that many people are wounded as a result of the attack.
He maintained that the village has been deserted for fear of the return of the bandits who he said had been attacking the people of the village in the past.