Yet to be identified suspected cattle rustlers have reportedly attacked Baure village – a ward in Safana Local Government in the late hours of Monday and killed five (5) people and injured three (3).
The gunmen who attack the village in their numbers also rustled many animals during the attack, Katsina Post gathered.
This morning, the member representing Safana LGA in the state House of Assembly, the Gatarin Katsina district head of Zakka among others paid a condolence visit to the village.
In another related news, gunmen on Friday reportedly attacked Kayauki village in Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina State, raiding at least five houses.
One Alhaji Ali, who sustained a bullet injury and was robbed of N180, 000, was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Katsina.
The gunmen said to have arrived the village at about 1.30am and operated till 4.30am, carted various sums of money and a motorcycle.
The village head, Hamisu Mohammed, said: “We called for help of the police and the Air Force officers, but by the time they came, the robbers had already fled”.
Speaking in his hospital bed, Ali said it was by providence he survived. The spokesman of the state police command, Gambo Isah, did not respond to inquiries made on the incident.