2 soldiers, 3 others injured as bandits attack Katsina villages
Bandits wounded 2 soldiers, destroy 3 army’s vehicles in fresh attacks
Soldiers wounded, 3 army vehicles destroyed as bandits attack Katsina villages
Armed bandits yesterday attacked Wagini, Shekawa, Chambala and Yar Laraba village in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina, Daily Trust reports.
Sources said the attack had lasted over two hours before security personnel repelled it.
Residents said two soldiers, 1 vigilante and two other residents, Nafiu Danwanzam and Hamisu Wagina, were injured; while three army’s vehicles were burnt.
“The attack has led to massive relocation of villages to Batsari town which is perceived to be relatively safe.
“Up till now, we can’t say how many were killed or injured on the part of the bandits who came in large numbers on motorcycles shooting sporadically,” a source said.