It was learnt that while five people were killed in Gurbi, 13 people were killed at Majifa, Makera and Gidan Jifau settlements.
Eighteen others who suffered injuries in the attacks were being treated at the General hospital, kankara as at Sunday afternoon.
An elder in the Makera community, who pleaded anonymity, told The Nation that the clashes allegedly started on Saturday evening during a wedding Walimat at Majifa attended by terrorists.
“The wedding was organised by a terrorists leader by name “Mai Kalifat Mutuwa. Some members of local vigilantes clashed with those at the wedding party among who, were the terrorists who came from Zamfara State,” he said.
Spokesperson of the state police command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the clash at Majifa, adding that details surrounding the incident were still sketchy as of Sunday afternoon.