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BREAKING: Bandits kill Katsina residents, kidnap several others

Armed gunmen suspected to be bandits stormed Mai Bakko village, Sabuwa Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina state on Tuesday morning.

POLITICS NIGERIA learned that the terrorists killed two persons and kidnapped seven people.

Details of this latest terrorists’ attack in Katsina is still foggy as of the time of publishing this report.

At least 700 communities in six states have been sacked by banditry and ethnoreligious conflicts. Hundreds of thousands of people have also been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis that has rattled economic activities and peaceful co-existence in Nigeria’s North-West and North-Central. From Sokoto to Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna, Plateau and Niger states, hundreds of communities have been deserted, others occupied by bandits, from where they launch incessant attacks on other communities.

Unofficial figures of deserted communities due to incessant attacks by bandits indicate that at least 216 towns, villages and hamlets have been sacked in Katsina State.

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