Bandits carried out attacks in four local government areas of Katsina state, which comprise of Safana, Dutsinma, Batsari and Faskari Local Government Areas, which resulted in the killing of persons and the kidnapping of four others.
The bandits were said to have arrived the council areas on motorcycles at different times shooting sporadically as they moved.
Reports say in Safana local government area , the villages attacked were Dan Jukka, with six killed and Salihawar Kalgo where five persons were also killed
In Faskari LGA, one person was killed at Unguwar Buntu, two at Gidan Baki village while at Dogon Awo, one person was shot and has been hospitalised.
The spokesman of the state’s Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, however, confirmed that five persons were killed at Dan Jukku and two each at Maitsani and Gidan Baki