Bandits on Thursday attacked two villages in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State, killing a security personnel and six villagers.
State police spokesman, SP Gambo Isah said about 2am, bandits attacked the villages, killing six persons with five others injured. They were over 100 in number, as we were reaching out for support from our base at Maidabino, they ambushed our team, killing one security personnel. We have redeployed more personnel to the area to enhance security and arrest the perpetrators,” he added
He said three persons were reportedly killed at Kanga and Kanawa villages each. Scores of residents were injured during the attack with two pregnant women hospitalised with bullet wounds at Danmusa General Hospital.