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Terrorists Attack Katsina Communities, Kill Three, Abduct Dozens In Broad Daylight Attack That Lasted 45 Minutes

A fresh broad daylight attack by terrorists that indicts the Nigerian military, left three people dead and several others injured at Dantsauni village in Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina State.

An eyewitness told Channels Television that the terrorists in their numbers and armed with sophisticated weapons invaded the village on motorcycles on Wednesday at about 3:55 pm when the faithful were preparing for Asr prayer.

During the attack, according to the eyewitness, dozens of people, mostly women and children were said to have been abducted.

The terrorists on their arrival started shooting sporadically along the Katsina Ring Road which is close to the Katsina town, the eyewitness said, adding that during the attack, which lasted for over 45 minutes, no security personnel was seen.

The attack on Dantsauni village comes three days after some terrorists were said to have attacked neighboring communities of Babbar Ruga, Kwarin Maikotso and Kore villages where the terrorists killed two persons and abducted eight others.

The State Police Command through its Spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the attack, but said only one person was killed and two others injured.

Source: ChannelsTV

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