Again, gunmen break six, abduct several others in Katsina


Residents of neighbouring community said “the bandits killed and kidnapped folk, burnt down properties and outlets in Unguwar Samanja village after which withdrew with out stealing something”.

As a minimum six folk fetch reportedly been killed whereas several others were kidnapped after bandits on Sunday night time raided Unguwar Samanja village in Faskari local government self-discipline of Katsina Remark.

Katsina is the residence speak of President Muhammadu Buhari and has suffered many assaults up to now.

Residents of neighbouring Daudawa told Premium Times that the bandits arrived on the village at 5: 49 p.m. when residents where getting ready for the damage of day prayer.

Faskari local government self-discipline has suffered many assaults from bandits.

It’s indubitably one of the necessary 13 local government areas in Katsina Remark where telecom products and services fetch been decrease.

A civil society organisation in Daudawa had cried out that despite the protection features taken by the speak government, Faskari local government self-discipline has remained below attack.

Jaafar Kabir, one of those killed by the bandits

Deadly attack

Nasir Hassan, a resident of Daudawa, said the attackers rode into the village on motorcycles minutes sooner than the damage of day prayer and started capturing sporadically.

“From what I gathered, 5 folk were confirmed pointless after the attack and they fetch been buried on the new time (Monday) morning,” he said.

Mr Hassan, who is a pupil of a tertiary institution in Zamfara Remark, said the attackers also kidnapped several folk but he had no longer ascertained their number.

“To boot they burnt down properties and outlets sooner than leaving the village. I change into as soon as told that they didn’t loot the outlets, they easiest burnt them,” he said.

On the different hand, one other resident of Daudawa, Auwal Liman, said the selection of those killed had risen to 6, including one other person killed in the outskirts of the village, who change into as soon as reportedly from Unguwar Labbo community.

Bahisulhaq Alhassan, a pupil in Faskari, told PREMIUM TIMES that indubitably one of those killed change into as soon as his friend.

“His name is Jaafar Kabir and he change into as soon as killed on his advance to Daudawa from Unguwar Samanja.”

The police spokesperson in the speak, Gambo Isa, didn’t acknowledge to calls and SMS despatched to him on the attack.

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