Katsina: Bandits raid 5 villages, kill 40 in Faskari LGA

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By Shehu Danjuma

The Katsina police command on Wednesday, says that kadisau village in Faskari LGA of Katsina state has been attacked by armed bandits that killed 20 peoples at about 4: 00 am.

“Eye witness and residents of Kalabawa, Kakwawa Unguwar Wahabi and Raudama have told vanguard that at least 20 others were killed in their villages.”

SP Gambo Isah, the Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command confirmed the incident to newsmen in Katsina.

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Isah mentioned that other than those that had been killed, 21 others had been critically injured throughout the assaults in kadisau village and are receiving therapy at General Hospital Funtua.

He mentioned that the armed bandits had been within the village to grab animals and meals objects however youths within the village mobilized themselves to withstand the bandits who, sadly, had been armed with lethal rifles.

“They started shooting sporadically at those residents who had already ganged up to face them; and in that confrontation, they killed 16 residents while four others died at the hospital”, the PPRO mentioned.

Meanwhile, a survivor in Kadisau advised vanguard that the bandits rode on bikes of their dozens, every armed with an Ak47 rifle as they raided the villages.

“They killed 3 at Unguwar Wahabi, 9 at Kabalawa, 5 at Kwakware, and one at Raudama, they also raped women and stole animals,” he mentioned.

A former chairman of Faskari LGA, Hassan Mohammed, additionally advised Vanguard that among the corpses of these killed within the assaults in Kadisau had been recovered from an irrigation farm on the outskirts of the village.

He mentioned their stays have been buried Wednesday morning whereas urging navy operatives deployed within the ongoing anti-banditry operation to rise as much as their duty of defending lives and property within the space.

Vanguard stories that there’s present joint safety operation happening in katsina and zamfara states flush out armed bandits terrorizing the 2 states.


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