27 January 2012
Suspected armed robbers kill 15 traders in rural village in north
, official says. Zamfara state spokesman Nigeria
Ibrahim Muhammad Birnin Magaji said Friday that gunmen killed 15 Muslim traders on their way to market. Birnin Magaji said the gunmen burned the bodies of their victims in a rural village in Katsina state on Thursday, about 120 miles (200 kilometers) from
He said authorities suspect an armed robbery attack, but no goods were reported missing.