Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- Suspected armed bandits have attacked Birnin Gwari community of Kaduna State killing 18 people.

The attack happened around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday when the bandits stormed the community killing some residents and robbing others.

A resident of the community told PREMIUM TIMES that 10 people sustained injuries during the attack.

"They came here in the evening just some minutes before sunset," he said, adding that the gunmen started "firing sporadically immediately they entered the community."

"They've robbed all the shops out there and stolen people's money and mobile phones," the resident who only asked to be identified as Ibrahim said

"I don't know exactly how many people died but we buried about 18 people this (Sund...