Bandits invade Katsina villages, kill six, abduct others

Bandits armed with state-of-the-art guns invaded villages in Faskari nearby government vicinity of Katsina country.

The bandits, who have been stated to were on rampage across three exclusive villages within the Faskari LGA, invaded Yar Nasarawa village in the late hours of Monday, February 19, 2024, killing at least six men and women.

Yar Nasarawa village stocks boundary with Zamfara nation and is about 5 kilometers to Faskari neighborhood authorities headquarters.

The village is positioned closed to the Nigerian military exquisite Camp installed through Brigadier fashionable Tukur Yusuf Buratai for ‘Operation Sahel Sanity’ intended to repair peace in North-West place together with Niger country.

A resident advised Channels television on a cellphone call on Tuesday that the hoodlums killed six individuals at Yar Nasarawa village by myself and set 8 cars ablaze.

“At Yar Nasarawa village alone, six human beings were killed and 8 cars were set ablaze. one of the victims has simply been buried this (Tuesday) morning in line with Islamic rites,” the supply said

It turned into accumulated that unspecified wide variety of human beings had been stated to had been kidnapped and several others wounded as a result of the attack whilst six stores inclusive of grains stores and motorcycles belonging to the residents had been also set ablaze.

Every other resident said that comparable assault become completed in Madogara village in the equal local authorities region through some other set of bandits, who rustled animals.

In the meantime, the Katsina country Police Command has confirmed that six humans have been killed and 10 others wounded because of the attack.

Three houses and 10 vehicles had been stated to were set ablaze by the hoodlums.

Spokesperson of the command, Abubakar Aliyu, in a declaration on Tuesday, referred to that bandits in their numbers, armed with dangerous guns along with AK-forty seven rifles, attacked the village.

Acording to the declaration, the Commissioner of Police, CP Aliyu Musa had for the reason that deployed the command’s tactical, operational and intelligence to the scene, and presently combing the encompassing timber for the viable arrest of the perpetrators for diligent prosecution.

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