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Bandits kill businessman, kidnap many in Katsina community

Sep 15, 2022

Bandits killed an agricultural products seller identified as Tukur Makeri and abducted many others in Bakiyawa community, Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina State.


It was gathered that the bandits who stormed the community on Wednesday night, September 14, also injured four others, broke into houses and looted many shops during the operation that lasted for about three hours. 


According to Marwan Zayanna, a resident of the community who spoke to Vanguard, the gunmen stormed the community riding on over 40 motorcycles, shooting sporadically, a situation that caused residents of the Bakiyawa community to run helter skelter, seeking for safety.


Marwan also disclosed that four of the victims wounded by the terrorists are presently receiving treatment at the Katsina Teaching hospital.


“The terrorists were very many. It is difficult to state their exact number. They took away many people from our village after killing Tukur Makeri, a dealer in agricultural products who was buried earlier today. (Thursday),”  Marwan said.