Bandits kill 11 in reprisal on Katsina community




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Bandits Saturday afternoon killed eleven people at Tsatstkiya Safana Local Government Area State.

The bandits, were said to have invaded the community the afternoon, also wounded three others are currently receiving treatment a Dutsin-ma town hospital.

Residents said the bandits were a reprisal over the recent killing one informants the community.

The said informant said to have been killed four days ago in a nearby community called Hakon Kartakawa.

The bandits were also said to have invaded the community motorcycles and armed sophisticated .

A resident said, “The bandits stormed Tsatstkiya and killed people to send messages to people in the community they were unhappy over the killing one informants at Hakon Kartakawa.”


also learnt the bandits left the community after killing the victims without looting any item.

The for the State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the incident but did not give details.

Meanwhile, the 75-year-old woman, Auta Atti, abducted at Kukar Babangida in Jibia Local Government Area of the state early Tuesday morning still in bandits’ den as of Saturday.

The bandits also reportedly killed a cameraman the Information Department of the Jibia Local Government council Secretariat, Ibrahim Dankarbo.

Dankabo was reportedly killed when he heard a distress call from the woman and came out of his house to assist her.

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