12 people have been confirmed dead after bandits attacked a village in Katsina on Saturday, August 21.
The attack which happened at Duba village in Batsari council area was said to have claimed 12 lives, and women were raped.
A resident of the village, confirmed the incident saying:
“The attackers came in their numbers in the evening and committed their atrocities undeterred. As we speak with you, 12 people are confirmed dead and we are still searching the nearby bush for possible additional corpses,” the resident narrated.
“The attackers are terrorizing this area recently, attacking villages and killing people almost on daily basis and they are doing so without any hindrance.” the source added.Advertisement
Police are still yet to confirm the incident, but a Facebook user with the username Musbahu Salisu Duba has confirmed that his younger brother was among those that were killed by the Bandits.
See photos from the mass funeral below
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