On Saturday, terrorists invaded Kankara communities, Katsina State and killed 23 villagers with several others injured.
One of the leaders of the group had his wedding ceremony at Majifa Village, on Friday where the gunmen attended but stayed back till Saturday to cause havoc.
One of the sources said, “Instead of leaving peacefully after the wedding party, the bandits chose to invade nearby villages in the area on Saturday. They attacked several settlements, including Danmarke, Gidan Sale, Gidan Sarka, Gidan Jiho, Gidan Ancho, among others.
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“Some vigilantes attempted to stop the hoodlums, but they were not enough to match their fighting power as they unleashed mayhem on the neighbourhood.
“This morning, we gathered that 23 villagers were killed in the attack. We attended the burial rites of some of them this morning.”
According to the source, “many people were also injured in the attack. Some of them have since been conveyed to Kankara General Hospital while others to hospitals in the state capital, Katsina.”
Katsina State Police Command Spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah said they got an information about the terrorists who came for a ceremony from Zamfara but attacked Majifa village afterwards.
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Gambo revealed that an investigation is ongoing in collaboration with other security agencies in the state and detailed information will be provided.
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