About 33 people were Tuesday killed in Tabanni, Sansani, Burwanga, Gidan kare Communities in Sokoto state north west Nigeria.

Some armed bandit were said to have attacked the community on a motorbikes killed 33 of them and razed down their houses.

Cordelia Nwewe, Police Public Relations Officer, Sokoto Police Command, said that the Commissioner of Police, Muritala Mani and the medical personnel from the state had moved to Rabah Local government area to assess the situation and ascertain how many people were affected.