Bandits kill 1, injured 3, burnt cars, houses in revenge attack on Katsina village
Bandits, last night, attacked Wagini village of Batsari local government area of Katsina State, killing one person and injuring three others.
The gunmen, who at about midnight, stormed the village, shooting sporadically and setting ablaze cars and houses belonging to the locals.
The deceased, whose identity was yet to be ascertained, was buried this morning after Janaza prayer while the injured were rushed to Katsina General hospital.
Many people are already fleeing the village as sources told our reporter that the attack might not be unconnected to the killing of one suspected bandit by some Yan Sakai (civilian task force) a day earlier to the attack.
“We believed the attack and killing was a sort of revenge,” said a source who confided in our reporter.
Meanwhile, the spokesman of the state police command SP Gambo Isah has confirmed the incidence.