By Bashir Bello
KATSINA – Gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday morning killed a minor, four years old and left another, six years old hospitalized in Kankara town – Matsiga Kankara in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Information gathered from the area also have it that three persons all of the same family where abducted by the gunmen.
Reliable source who spoke on condition of anonymity said at about 1.30 am, the gunmen stormed the area, invaded houses.
The source said resisted attempt by mother of the children angered the gunmen to shot to death one of the children and injuring the other.
When contacted for confirmation, the spokesperson of the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah promised to reach out to the Divisional Police Officer, DPO of the area and get back to our correspondent but yet to communicate back as at the time of filing in this report.