Fresh attack as gunmen ransack another Katsina community, kill 5, burn army vehicle
Gunmen reportedly ransack Katsina community, kill 5, burn down army vehicle
Fresh attack as gunmen ransack Katsina community, kill 5, burn army vehicle
Fresh reports reaching us at Katsina Post has it that some unknown gunmen have reportedly ransacked Kasai community of Batsari Local Government of Katsina State in late night hours of Saturday.
According to a vernacular local news media Taskar Labarai, the attack by the gunmen resulted in the killing of five residents of the community and burning down of one army patrol vehicle.
Our sources revealed that the bandits in their numbers spent almost three hours operating in the village shooting sporadically and following house by house stealing whatever they could lay their hands on.
One of the residents who witnessed the incidence told our correspondent that the bandits came in numbers and they divided themselves into groups.
“Many of them came and they divided themselves into two groups when the first group attacked the community from the east and the residents summoned the courage to retaliate, the other group from the west staged an ambush which resulted in many casualties.” He said.
The armed bandits also attacked the security agents that were mobilized to the community.