Just In: Unknown gunmen kill 1, kidnap 12 women in Katsina village
Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits carrying arms have reportedly attacked Ruma community in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State on Monday night.
According to our sources, the armed bandits had during the attack kidnapped a 13-year-old boy, Uzairu Basiru; 12 women, killed one person, with five others sustaining injuries.
Community sources identified the deceased as Nasiru Ojo, saying the gunmen stormed the area at 10:30 p.m. on Monday night, shooting sporadically.
The five persons injured were identified as Abu Karfe, Amadu Hasan, Ali Dan Asibi, Shamsu Ya’u and Abu Danjari.
They were said to be receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital.