12-05-2014 01:55 AM | Nigeria

48 cattle rustlers killed in northern Nigeria

The Nigerian army has said it carried out a raid on cattle rustlers in the northern state of Zamfara, killing 48 of them and recovering over 500 cows.

The Leadership newspaper reports on Sunday said that the soldiers were part of an operation by the country’s security forces to secure the area after recent outbreaks of violence linked to cattle rustling activities.
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