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Massive Killings, Others Wounded As Bandits Attack Kaduna Again

Massive Killings, Others Wounded As Bandits Attack Kaduna Again

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Armed bandits on Tuesday morning killed 10 people and injured several others in an attack during which they also burnt shops and houses in Yasore community in Katsina State, residents

Yasore is less than two kilometres from Batsari, the headquarter of the local government area by the same name.

Batsari is among the LGAs witnessing incessant bandits’ attacks in Katsina. It shares boundaries with Rugu forest, Jibia local government in Katsina and Zurmi in Zamfara State.

The state government has cut mobile telecommunications network in Batsari and 13 other local government areas in the state as part of efforts to tackle insecurity.

Bandits Attack Kaduna Again

Bandits Attack Kaduna Again

A resident of the area, Harisu Hamza, said the attackers came on motorcycles and started shooting sporadically.

Scene of wreckage left by the bandits
Scene of wreckage left by the bandits
“They came around Magrib prayers. Some people had concluded prayers by then. They rode on more than 20 motorcycles. It was during the sporadically shooting that they killed 10 people and wounded others,” he said.

He added that they left some minutes after 10 a.m. when a combined team of the police, vigilantes and soldiers arrived at the community.

Mr Hamza, who has been living in Katsina metropolis, confirmed that the bandits also set houses and shops ablaze.

Scene of wreckage left by the bandits
Scene of wreckage left by the bandits
“They carted away food commodities and other things they needed during the attack,” he said.

Some of the wounded have been admitted at the general hospital in Katsina.

Bandits Attack Kaduna Again

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