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1 injured as gunmen attack Katsina village

Legit logo Legit 15/05/2019 Nnenna Ibeh

Some gunmen have attack Kayauki village in Batagarawa local government area of Katsina state, raiding at least five houses.

Aminu Bello Masari sitting on a table: 1 injured as gunmen attack Katsina village © Provided by Genesis Media 1 injured as gunmen attack Katsina village

Daily Trust reports that the attack which took place on Friday, left one Alhaji Ali with a bullet injury.

It was also gathered that Ali who was robbed of N180,000 was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Katsina to receive treatment.

Ali said it was by providence he survived.

Speaking on the attack, the village head, Hamisu Mohammed, said the gunmen arrived the village at about 1.30 am and operated till 4.30 am.

Mohammed said the bandits also carted various sums of money and a motorcycle.

He said: “We called for help of the police and the Air Force officers ,but by the time they came, the robbers had already fled”.

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The Katsina state police spokesperson, Gambo Isah, did not ‎respond to inquiries made on the incident

Meanwhile, previously reported that there was an attack on Gobirawa and Sabawa villages in the Safana local government area of Katsina state on Tuesday, April 30.

The attack which took place in the evening left at least 10 people dead and others in tears, the police said.

The police in Katsina state said the bandits invaded the two villages with 150 motorcycles. A statement issued by the command’s public relations officer, SP Gambo Isah, on Wednesday, May 1, said that the bandits attacked the two villages at about 6.10 pm.


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