Four Killed As Bandits Raid Katsina Villages

Four Killed As Bandits Raid Katsina Villages
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No fewer than four people were killed yesterday, while some persons sustained injuries in an attack by bandits on Dugara, Daurawa, and Gidan Gadi villages, all in Matazu local Government of Katsina State.

According to residents, the incident occurred at about 10 pm on Friday,

Usman Ibrahim, a resident of Yarkirya village, who spoke to reporters said the bandits invaded the villages with dangerous weapons and destroyed several houses during the attacks.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer officer in Katsina, said they were not aware of the attack.

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He said this could be as a result of the lack of telecommunication network in the area where the incident happened.

Isah assured to brief the public on the truth or otherwise of the attacks as soon as he confirms.

Katsina is one of the states affected by banditry, forcing thousands of people to flee their villages.

Africa Daily News, New York recalls that on Monday, bandits abducted the village head of Fankama, Ahmed Saidu, his wife, and many other villagers.

 

AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK

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