Not Less than 200 Bandits Attack Six Villages In Katsina in Nigeria
Over two hundred bandits armed with dangerous weapons including AK 47 rifles, have reportedly attacked six (6) villages in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina state in Nigeria.
The villages consist of Tsugunni, Yandaka, Salihawar Duba, Garin Goje, watangadiya and Dutse maizane were at the same time attacked.
“During their operation late on Thursday night the bandits were reported to have shot and Killed one Alaramma Kabiru Kano, aged 57yrs at Garin Goje village.”
The Police Public Relations Officer of the state police command, SP Gambo Isah reported the occurrence in a statement adding that three others were injured at Dutse Maizane.
He further explained that “unspecified number of cows and sheep were equally rustled.
The bandits laid ambush for the joint forces of military and police which led to heavy exchange of fire.”