Some unknown gunmen believed to be bandits struck again on Saturday morning in Zakka village, Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State and killing no fewer than three brothers from the same mother.
Katsina Post learned that all those killed are men and their dead bodies were taken to the Katsina Emir’s palace, Abdulmumin Kabir, later in the evening, accompanied by their aged mother.
While receiving them at the palace, the spokesperson of the Katsina Emirate Council, Mallam Iro Bindawa, advised them to ask the district head of the village to write to the palace, detailing the circumstances surrounding the incident.
The spokesman for the police in the state, SP Gambo Isah, also confirmed the incident, adding that the victims were attacked on their farm close to one of the camps of the bandits.
Isah said, “The victims are of the same mother. Four of them were on the farm when the bandits attacked them but one of them managed to escape.”
He also advised the sympathizers, who came with the corpses in two buses, to return the corpses to the village for burial.