Bandits on the rampage in Katsina, farmers, vigilantes killed


Bandits on the rampage in Katsina

In multiple strikes, bandits have killed more than 26 people in Katsina State, with the casualties recorded in  Dan Musa, Faskari and Batsari local government areas.

According to reports, the bandits riding motorcycles carried out the attacks on Tuesday.

The report said  11 persons were  killed in  Sabon Layin Galadima community of Faskari LGA, while five persons were killed at Mara Zamfarawa village in Dan Musa LGA with many animals rustled.

Eighteen farmer were killed on their farmlands in  Yar Gamji village of Batsari LGA. There are 10 people still missing.

The police in Katsina State, however,  confirmed that five persons who are members of the local vigilante were killed by bandits in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State on Tuesday.

The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isa made the disclosure in a statement issued on Tuesday in Katsina.

He said that the killings occurred at Sabon-layi village of the local…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria