Bandits burn three military vehicles, injure three women in Katsina
Suspected bandits burn 3 army vehicles, injure 3 women, kidnap many
Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly burnt three military vehicles and another one belonging to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps during an attack on Shimfida village in Jibiya Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The attackers in their numbers reportedly stormed the village on Sunday night and engaged the security agents in a gun battle.
Katsina Post learned that at least three women returning to Shimfida from the market were caught in the crossfire and are currently on admission at the General hospital, Katsina.
Spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, ASP Anaz Gezawa, confirmed the development on Monday.
The duel was said to have occurred when a distress call was received at the Jibiya police station a few minutes after 10pm that the bandits had blocked Shimfida Road.
He gave their names as Binta Umar, 35; Jamila Ibrahim, 45, and karima Musa 65.
According to our local sources, many people are equally suspected to have been kidnapped because they have been missing since the attack almost 24hrs ago.