June 24, 2024

7 persons killed, property destroyed as bandits attack Katsina village

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About seven persons were killed in a fresh bandits attack, Saturday night, on Mai Dabino village, in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The attack, according to an eyewitness, saw the abduction of an unspecified number of persons mostly women and children who have been taken to a nearby forest.

The eyewitness said yesterday that the hoodlums operated for about three hours after invading the village at about 10:00 pm, shooting sporadically to scare the residents.

He said that those killed by the hoodlums were set ablaze.

The hoodlums armed with sophisticated weapons are said to have also burnt down several houses, and shops including motor vehicles worth millions of Naira belonging to the residents during the operation.