Bandits Kill Six In Katsina

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed no fewer than six persons in an attack on Nasarawa village in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. The incident was confirmed by the Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Abubakar Aliyu, on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Aliyu, in a statement, disclosed that 10 people were also injured in the attack which occurred on Monday, February 19.

He said: “On February 19, at about 11:30 p.m., some suspected armed bandits in their numbers, armed with dangerous weapons such as AK-47 rifles, attacked Nasarawa village, Faskari Local Government Area. They shot and killed six persons, injured 10, and set ablaze three houses and about 10 vehicles.”

Aliyu added that the Katsina State Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Musa, had since deployed the command’s tactical, operational, and intelligence operatives to the scene. The police spokesman said the operatives were combing the surrounding forests for possible arrest of the perpetrators.

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