Kastina: 17 Killed, Several Others Wounded As Bandits Attack Villages

Kastina: 17 Killed, Several Others Wounded As Bandits Attack Villages

 

 

 

At least 17 killed persons were reported killed and several others wounded in separate reprisal attacks by armed Bandits on Diskuru village in Dandume and Faskari Local Government Areas of Katsina State.

This was confirmed by the Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, SP Isah Gambo confirmed on Thursday.

He stated that in Diskuru village alone, 12 persons were killed whereas, in Faskari Local Government Area, four members of the vigilante group were killed along with one of the sister security agents.

He said the Air Force came after the attack with their aircraft and followed after the fleeing bandits where many of the Bandits were equally killed.

Gambo revealed that security personnel is still combing the forest with a view to recovering the corpses of the Bandits that were killed by the Air Force.