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Regional News of Wednesday, 6 October 2021


Bandits kill 10, injure several others in Katsina

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Ten people have been killed in an attack in Yasore community in Kastina State on Tuesday, October 5.

Report indicates that several residents sustained injuries as a result of the attack by armed bandits.

The gunmen stormed the community and burnt down shops and houses in Yasore.

A resident said the attackers arrived on motorcycles and started shooting but left shortly after 10 am when the security officers arrived the area.

“They came around Magrib prayers. Some people had concluded prayers by then. They rode on more than 20 motorcycles. It was during the sporadically shooting that they killed 10 people and wounded others.

“They carted away food commodities and other things they needed during the attack,” he said.

In a publication cited on PREMIUM TIMES, residents who sustained injuries were transported to the general hospital in Katsina.