Bandits Attack Village, Abducts Women, Kills 1 in Katsina


One person was killed and several women were abducted when armed bandits reportedly attacked Daulai village in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina state.

Report said the bandits stormed Daulai village at about on Monday and started shooting, killing a 50-year-old man.

The bandits rustled livestock during the attack and also went away with food items.

One of the residents of Daulai village said the gunmen were about 30 in number.

It was also learnt that some of the villagers had to escape into the bush and nearby communities to avoid being attacked.

The Public Relations Officer of Katsina State Police Command, Gambo Isah, confirmed the attack and also the death of the man.

Gambo said the exact number of abducted women is yet to be verified as efforts are underway to rescue the women and nab the criminals responsible for the attack.