Bandits kill 19 in fresh attack on Katsina community


No fewer than 19 people have been reportedly killed at Tsauwa village, Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Rural Post learned the bandits stormed the village around 11.30 p.m on Monday and operated till the early hours of Tuesday.

They were said to have shoot indiscriminately causing the lives of the victims in the community.

It was gathered, the bandits also shot at those fleeing the village for safety in neighboring communities.

“When they ( bandits) came, they started shooting at people who were trying to escape and those attempting to escape into the forest,’ an eye-witnessed said.

The bandits also set fire on many houses and grains reserves and cart away valuables and domestic animals.

Police confirmed the incident but said 18 were killed.

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