Inhabitants of Katsina in disarray as up to 50 feared dead in attack

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The town of Kadisau in Faskari Local Government of Katsina state, was thrown into a state of mourning yesterday evening, as armed bandits on numerous motorcycles stormed the village, the barbaric attack claimed the life of about 50 people. This sad event occurred few hours after the people of Yantumaki Town in Damusa Local government area held a protest against the rising insurgency in their area, after a man and his daughter were kidnapped in the early hours of Tuesday. It was reported that security agents weren’t present at the scene until three hours after the attack had ended.

There have been other reported cases of abduction in the state, there was a case of a 55 year old chairman of APC who was killed on Sunday, 7th June 2020, in Batsari Local Government area, when he tried to resist some bandits who were trying to kidnap him.