Just In: Bandits launch fresh attack on another Katsina village, abduct ‘many’ women
Gunmen suspected to be armed bandits have reportedly attacked another village settlement called Zango in Pawa, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Local sources informed Katsina Post that the bandits in their numbers stormed the village in the evening hours of Sunday and spent hours ‘operating’ with no any resistance from the security agents.
Our sources also put the estimated number of casualties after the attack to include 15 people while numerous others are currently receiving treatment at General Hospital Kankara.
According one of the villagers who pleaded for anonymity, “Gunmen attacked our village (Zango) yesterday evening, they killed 15 people and burnt the house of our village head and his car, kidnapped many women”.
Police in Katsina is however yet to issue any statement to that regard.
When contacted about the, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, he responded bay saying “Details are still sketchy. I will respond as soon as the details come handy.”