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Four killed, several injured as bandits attack Katsina community (video)

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Four killed, several injured as bandits attack Katsina community (video)

Bandits have attacked Barawa village in Batagarawa Loal Authorities Space of Katsina, killing 4 and leaving a number of others injured.

 

The gunmen in massive quantity, stormed the group which is 10 kilometre from Katsina metropolis at about 9pm on Sunday, taking pictures sporadically into the air.

 

“No person was kidnapped in the course of the assault however three males and an aged lady have been killed within the course of. In addition they looted a number of outlets and homes and took away their goats and sheep as properly.” a resident defined.

 

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The raid was stated to have lasted for over 90 minutes, giving the gunmen sufficient time to ransack the village.

 

In keeping with residents of the group, the bandits have been over 100 and didn’t come on bikes.

 

Four killed, several injured as bandits attack Katsina community (video)

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Narrating their ordeal to Premium Occasions, the village head of Barawa, Magaji Aminu, stated; “I’m in need of phrases I had by no means seen something like this. They killed 4 of our folks. In comparison with different villages, I’d say we’re fortunate however the trauma will stay with us ceaselessly,”

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“The gunshots, gunshots and cries of girls and youngsters that I heard yesterday will stay contemporary in my reminiscence. Even those that bumped into the bush returned and got here right here as a result of that is everybody’s home. They belief me, they depend on me however what can I do?” he  stated, attempting to carry again tears. 

 

Abdulkadir Barawa, who escaped into the bush when the bandits arrived, stated they have been even knowledgeable of the approaching assault. 

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“Once I heard the gunshots, I used to be sitting exterior my home with some folks. I ran inside and informed my members of the family to run. I ran out and went into the bush. Take a look at my footwear, it was this morning I noticed them exterior my home. I heard the gunshots and one of many individuals who died was shot in my presence. In actual fact, he was operating behind me when the bullet hit him,” Barawa narrated. 

 

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“Instantly I heard the gunshots, I knew that they had penetrated deep into the village. My preliminary response was to confront them, however I used to be alone. I ran residence and hid my gun below the mattress and was operating out after they reached me,” 

 

He stated his life was spared as a result of he denied being a vigilante after one of many attackers had recognized him. 

 

Rabiu Mamman, who was injured within the assault, stated he and his buddy have been coming again into the village on their bikes that night time when the bandits sprayed bullets on them.

 

“I believed it was the tip,” 27-year-old Mamman, who’s on admission on the Federal Medical Heart, Katsina informed Premium Occasions.

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“I was using the motorbike once we began listening to gunshots from each angle. It was too late as a result of I solely woke as much as see myself right here.”

 

Four killed, several injured as bandits attack Katsina community (video)

Four killed, several injured as bandits attack Katsina community (video)Four killed, several injured as bandits attack Katsina community (video)Four killed, several injured as bandits attack Katsina community (video)

Four killed, several injured as bandits attack Katsina community (video)

 

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