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Home News Bandits Kill 7 Nigerien Troopers, 3 Villagers, Abduct 17 Others In Katsina

Bandits Kill 7 Nigerien Troopers, 3 Villagers, Abduct 17 Others In Katsina

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No fewer than 10 individuals, together with seven Nigerien troopers, have been reportedly killed on Tuesday as bandits attacked Batsari and Kadobe communities in Katsina State.

The bandits additionally kidnapped 17 individuals, together with eight Islamiyya faculty pupils and a instructor, in Batsari city.

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A resident of Batsari instructed our reporter that one of many victims, who was his aunt, died of cardiac arrest because of the gunshots by the bandits.

The resident additional mentioned the opposite two villagers died from stray bullets; one from the gunmen and the opposite from safety males that engaged the bandits.

He mentioned,

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“By the point the bandits got here to Batsari, we learnt that the safety males have been at Dankar village, which was surrounded by bandits,” including that eight individuals have been kidnapped by the gunmen in the course of the assault.

Every day Belief was instructed that the Sakkai faculty pupils and their instructor have been kidnapped whereas conducting a night lesson on the college premises on Tuesday.

Earlier on Monday, about seven Nigerien troopers have been reportedly killed and a few others lacking at Kadobe village about 4 kilometres from Kukar Babangida village of Jibia LGA.

Residents of the world instructed Every day Belief that about 500 gunmen on greater than 100 motorbikes stormed the village.

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When contacted, the Katsina spokesman of the police, SP Gambo Isah, mentioned he would contact the DPO in Batsari for affirmation, and famous that he couldn’t touch upon the Faskari incident because the army was in command of the world.

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