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Bandits defy security measures, kill many, loot, raze houses in Katsina

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Yasore group in Batsari Native Council of Katsina State was overran by bandits on Tuesday in an operation that lasted for a number of hours.

The infamous gunmen who defiled the continuing safety measures within the State, got here driving on bikes as typical.

In the midst of the assault on the group, the spokesman of the State Police Command, SP. Gambo Isah confirmed that no fewer than 11 individuals had been killed, whereas 10 others acquired injured, although sources from the group gave the tally of these killed to be 16, amongst a number of others that had been injured.

Based on SP. Gambo, the assault was a reprisal by herdsmen to avenge the dying of their members who had been lately allegedly killed by volunteer vigilantes, domestically often known as ‘Yan Sakai.’

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“Sure, the assault on the group is true and sadly 11 individuals misplaced their lives and 10 others sustained varied diploma of accidents. The assault was a reprisal by herdsmen whose members had been killed by Yan Sakai lately.

“Yan Sakai stays banned, and anybody caught parading himself as one could be handled like a bandit,” SP. Gambo warned.

Apart these killed and injured within the assault, the hoodlums additionally induced a number of havoc on the group as they set a number of homes on hearth, looted and carted away away money, foodstuffs, telephones, clothes objects and rustled a number of cattles earlier than leaving the group.

Recall that the Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria, HURIWA, lately drew the eye of the Federal Authorities to the truth that
the hoodlums regardless of the shutdown of communication channels within the banditry susceptible areas, are nonetheless capable of finding methods to proceed with their heinous crime.

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