Gunmen Attack Katsina Villages
10 persons have been killed by bandits in Gobirawa and Sabawa villages in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The police in Katsina, in a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, on Wednesday, confirmed the killings.
Isah in the statement said that the bandits came on about 150 motorcycles at about 6.10 p.m on Tuesday, and attacked the two communities.
He added that the attackers rustled a number of animals and took away other valuables after killing the innocent persons.
NAN reports that the Katsina police spokesperson revealed that the command immediately dispatched police patrol teams to the affected communities, engaged the hoodlums in a gun battle and chased them away.
Naija News understands the police are making efforts to arrest the hoodlums.
“We will do everything possible to bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime to justice and bringing to an end the activities of these rascals”, he said in the statement.