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Bandits reportedly kill seven in Katsina



At least seven persons have been reported killed after bandits attacked several communities in Kasai and Nahuta villages of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
A resident of Kurmiyal, a neighbouring community, Sama’ila Lihidda, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on a phone call.
Lihidda stressed that the hoodlums attacked the communities last Friday night at about 7:00 pm when the residents were preparing for the evening prayer.
According Channels TV reports, an eyewitness who revealed the incident said:
 “in Kasai community alone, two persons were killed and five killed in Nahuta community with several others injured.”
“Upon their arrival on motorcycles, the bandits armed with guns, opened fire, shooting sporadically on the air to disperse the people living in Kasai and Nahuta communities,” Lihidda added.
The report further said, When contacted, the state’s police spokesman, SP Gambo said he is yet to confirm the attack.