At least six persons have been confirmed dead while many sustained various degree of injuries in fresh attack by bandits in two communities in Dan-Musa Local Government Area of Katsina.
The bandits said to be over one hundred stormed the two villages around 2 am, shooting sporadically.
They reportedly raided the villages during which they rustled animals and stole food items.
A policeman was said to have died in the attack.
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The Spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, Gambo Isah, confirmed the incident.
He said, “They (the bandits) are over 100 in number. As we are 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 the security of the area and arrest the perpetrators.”