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Bandits kill 40 people in fresh attack on Buhari’s State

The bandits numbering about 200 on motorcycles stormed the community about midnight on Tuesday and carried out the attack till early Wednesday morning without security agencies resisting them.

At least 40 people have been killed in a fresh attack launched by suspected armed bandits in Kadisau village, in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State, the home state of the President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to the SaharaReporters reported that the bandits numbering about 200 on motorcycles stormed the community about midnight on Tuesday and carried out the attack till early Wednesday morning without security agencies resisting them.

The source said they sacked the entire village, destroyed and looted shops and rustled an unspecified number of cattle.

He added that hospitals in the area had received bodies of those killed and were attending to the injured as some residents fled their homes in fear.

“They stormed here riding on motorcycles, some brandishing assault rifles. At least 40 bodies have been recovered while those injured are presently receiving treatment at the General Hospital, Funtua, and some private hospitals within Faskari,” he said.

Katsina has experienced series of attacks in recent times with bandits killing over 300 persons this year.

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Abdullahi Hammed

Abdullahi Hammed was born in Kano State, Nigeria. A journalist by profession for the past five years. He Studied Mass Communication at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. Contact: [email protected]

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