Emerging report indicates that over 200 bandits armed with sophisticated weapons, including AK-47 rifles, have attacked 6 villages in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The villages comprising of Tsugunni, Yandaka, Salihawar Duba, Garin Goje, Watangadiya, and Dutse Maizane, were simultaneously attacked.
During the operation late on Thursday night, the bandits were reported to have shot and killed one Alaramma Kabiru Kano, aged 57, at Garin Goje village.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the incident in a statement, adding that, 3 others were injured at Dutse Maizane.
He further revealed that unspecified number of cows and sheep were equally rustled.