3 Oct 2011

Village attacked

8:36 am on 3 October 2011

At least 18 people have died in an attack on a village in northern Nigeria. Another six were wounded.

The attack took place in Lingyado, a village in the state of Zamfara on Sunday.

Police did not say who the attackers were or what they wanted.

Sectarian clashes are not uncommon in northern Nigeria.