Terrorists attack Katsina Village, kill eight Killed, four wounded

Terrorists attack Katsina Village, kill eight Killed, four wounded

by Joseph Anthony
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Eight persons have fallen to an early grave after a heavily armed terrorist group attacked Jibia Local Government Area of ​​Katsina State.

Witnesses said four people were injured and two were missing in the attack, which took place late Sunday.

A resident told Channels Television Correspondent on Monday that the terrorists in their large numbers attacked the victims on their way back from Kukar Babangida village to Yan Gayya community.

He explained that those killed ranging between 22 to 47 years are all of Yan Gayya village and have been buried on Monday morning according to Islamic rites.

“They are Malam Sani Na Gogara, “m” 47 years; Yusuf Dan Karaminsu, “m”, 22 years; Yusuf Jari “m”, 50 years, Sale Lami “m”, 45 years; Dan Hameme, “m”, 45 years; Malam Shafa’i, “m”, 35 years; Malam Dikke, “m” 45 years and Bishir Sani “m”, 30 years.

“And those wounded are Bilyaminu Yan Gayya, Malam Jafaru, Alhaji Lawal Dadi and Dan Husama.

“Similarly, two people are still missing as a result of the attack. They are Alhaji Abdulrashid Yan Gayya and Malam Abdu Teacher”, eyewitness accounted.

The Police Spokesman in the state, ASP Abubakar Sadiq, also confirmed the incident to our correspondent via telephone call.

Sadiq, however, didn’t give more details, but promised to get across for the details surrounding the incident.

“Yes, eight people were killed, four wounded and two others abducted by the terrorists. I am working out to give you more details”, he stated.

Jibia is located along the Nigerian border with Niger. The local government also shares borders with Batsari, Kaita, Katsina, Batagarawa and Zurmi (Zamfara State) Local Government Areas.

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