Suspected bandits on Saturday evening killed no fewer than three persons in Matseri Village of Sheme Ward, Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

SaharaReporters gathered that the bandits also burnt down houses, animals and foodstuffs during the rampage. 

A source said the bandits attacked the villages around midnight with guns on motorcycles. 

“They came about 7:00pm on Saturday on motorcycles. The bandits laid siege to the village, shooting and destroying anything they sighted,” the source said. 

The attack came a day after 13 others were killed in Unguwar Gizo, Maigora, Sabon Layi and Mai Ruwa in the same council.

Four other persons including a customs officer, were abducted during the attack.


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