Bandits sack 2 Katsina villages kidnap many women, children in simultaneous attacks
Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits have sack two villages in Dutsin-ma and Kurfi Local Government areas of Katsina State on Monday night, Katsina Post can authoritatively report.
The villages attacked by the bandits are Kurechin Giye and Wurma of Dutsin-ma and Kurfi LGAs respectively.
According to our sources in the affected villages, the bandits came in their numbers on foot and motorcycles and began shooting sporadically to disperse people.
“They came to Wurma around 11:45pm and began breaking people’s homes and taking all they could lay their hands on including.
“There ‘operation’ lasted for almost four hours and they kidnapped almost 50 women and children,” said a community leader from Wurma.
Katsina Police command in Katsina is yet to issue statement to that regard as at the time of filing in this report.