Bandits storm Katsina village, abduct over 50 residents

Bandits storm Katsina village, abduct over 50 residents

Terrorists stormed Ruwan Godiya Village in Katsina State’s Faskari Local Government Area, abducting 50 people in the process.
The criminals arrived on over 60 motorcycles, started shooting irregularly, and went unopposed for almost two hours, according to a neighborhood source.
According to the source, approximately 20 military troops were present in the village at the time of the attack, but they did not attempt to oppose the assailants.
“Even before they came, we heard about their plan to attack and we informed security personnel, but unfortunately they came around 7:30pm and they were there in the town for over two hours.They injured three persons but none was killed.
However, they abducted over 50 people after looting some valuables, including clothing materials,” the source said Another resident alleged that soldiers who came from the Sheme side of the local government area, saw the attackers crossing over the road with the kidnapped persons but did not make any attempt to rescue them.
The latest incident comes a day after gunmen stormed the Yandaka Market in Batsari Local Government Area where they were reported to have taken all domestic animals brought to the market for sale.
Last Wednesday, bandits launched a deadly attack on Illela Village and environs, resulting in the death of at least 12 persons.

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