Again, bandits attack claims 12 lives in Kastina community


A fresh attack in Katsina by bandits had lived 12 residents of Duba community in Batsari Local Government Area dead.

Rural Post learned the bandits stormed the village at about 9pm and shoot the victims and left six other residents injured.

Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Gambo Isah, said the attackers also looted a number of shops and rustled some domestic animals.

According to Isah,a joint military, police and air force operation is on to deal with the situation and investigation is ongoing with a view to arresting the perpetrators of the crime.

The victims were laid to rest according to Muslim rites on Sunday afternoon.

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