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Three killed, APC chairman abducted in Katsina



Gunmen killed three people and abducted the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of Matazu Local Government Area, Yusha’u Dissi.

The incidence occurred when armed Bandits launched an attack on several villages at the weekend.

Daily Trust reported  that, the chairman was abducted at night alongside a woman whose identity is yet to be known.

The report also has it that on the same night, several villages at Batsari Local Government Area were attacked.

At Dan Alhaji village the bandits opened fire on villagers and killed one person while they searched house to house at Kimbitsawa village and carted away 18 cows as they further broke into many shops and carted away foodstuffs and beverages.

In Kandawa village, another person was killed while three others were abducted.

While st Shirgi village, a 12 year old boy was reportedly killed while many were shot at Tsugunni village over 60 animals were rustled.

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Also at Wurma village of Kurfi LGA, eight women were reportedly kidnapped on Saturday night.

The chairman’s whereabouts were still unknown as the abductors were yet to contact the family as of yesterday night.