BREAKING: Many Feared Dead, Abducted As Terrorists Attack Travellers
Information reaching Naija News House says that Many Feared Dead, Abducted As Terrorists Attack Travellers
Gunmen suspected to be terrorists on Wednesday attacked travellers in Kadobe village, Katsina State, killing a yet-to-be specified number of people.
Some of the travellers were also kidnapped by the gunmen.
The vehicles were attacked on the Jibia – Katsina highway which leads to Maradi in the Niger Republic.
There are over 20 security checkpoints on the 38-kilometre road from the capital city, Katsina, to Magama Jibia.
Those kidnapped by the terrorists were said to have been taken into the forest.
While sharing photos on Facebook, a witness, Abubakar Surajo Jibia wrote, “ALLAHUMMA AJIRNI FI MUSIBATI WA’AKLIBINI KHAIRAN MINHA.
“Another attacked by bandit today evening JIBIA to KATSINA road where they killed innocent people some was injured some was kidnapped (sic). What is like this? The situation is too worst.”
Katsina, despite being the home state of President Muhammadu Buhari, has witnessed sporadic attacks by bandits and kidnappers that have claimed the lives of many.