Suspected bandits kill soldier, three others in Katsina State


By Danjuma Michael

Suspected bandits yesterday killed a military officer and three indigenes in an early morning attack on Kasai village in Batsari council area of Katsina State.

The incident, which occurred 10 kilometres from Batsari town, also left scores, who were fleeing their homes, injured.

It was also gathered that more than 200 cows were rustled by the assailants.

A source in the local council said the bandits started shooting sporadically into the air on arriving the area.

The attackers were reportedly at the verge of completing their operation when the military stormed the locality.

The ensuing gun duel resulted in the death of the soldier.


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