Again, Terrorists on rampage in Katsina, murder 3, kidnap several others


By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina



Terrorists have again attacked Katsina State killing at least three people and kidnapping several others.


Sources said terrorists attacked a State government-owned commercial coaster bus, with registration number KT 14D-58 KT at about 1. 30 pm, today Sunday in Katsina-Jibia highway killing the driver on the spot and evacuated the passengers along with those in four other vehicles into the bush.


The 45 kilometres Katsina-Jibia road is the safest route since the advent of the hoodlums attack in the entire Katsina State according to residents.


Sources said, the terrorists had operated at Farun Bala village where they rustled some animals before going to the highway.


“Some of the villagers had alerted security forces on check-points along the Katsina-Jibia road on the attack but non responded.”


Reports indicate that there are well over 20 security check-points on the short route as it links Niger Republic, with rampart smuggling activities.


Meanwhile, at time of press, Police is yet to confirm the incident.

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