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Gunmen kill 103 in Katsina

Gunmen riding on motorcycles have killed 103 people  in separate attacks at two villages in Faskari and Sabuwa local government areas of Katsina state.

It was gathered that the armed men, said to be cattle rustlers, invaded Koran Mota village, where they killed seven people including the Maiunguwa (Ward head).


The   armed men also  shot dead a middle aged man at the neighboring village of Unguwar Rimi, in Sabuwa local government area before  fleeing.

The gang of bandits  who killed people at different places were numbering  about  90  and   riding  on 30 motorcycles when they raided Kurar Mota and Marabar Kindo villages in Faskari and Sabuwa local government areas respectively.

Eyewitness said the armed men shot sporadically on the air to scare away the residents.
The Chief Imam of Maigora Village of Faskari local government confirmed that the Bandits came in different forms, with  some   in soldiers’ uniform and others wearing  Fulani’s cloths.

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