Bandits storm Katsina, 34 Dead, 10 Missing


Katsina was yesterday thrown into a mourning mood , as no fewer than 34 persons were  reportedly killed on Tuesday by suspected armed bandits in three Local Governments Areas of Batsari, Danmusa and Faskari in Katsina State.
According to a source, it was gathered that 18 were killed in Yargamji, Batsari LGA, 5 killed in Mara Zamfarawa in Danmusa LGA and 11 killed in Sabon Layi village, Faskari LGA
Some were said to have sustained degrees of injuries in the deadly attack while others are still missing and their livestock stolen by the attackers.

It was learnt that cattle belonging to some of the victims were rustled by the hoodlums, even as some of the affected villages had been deserted by inhabitants for fear of fresh onslaught. 10 others were reported missing at press time.

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