At least 12 people were killed when bandits attacked Duba village in Batsari council area of Katsina State on Saturday evening, August 21.
A resident of Batsari, who pleaded anonymity, told Daily Trust that women were raped in the attack at the village, which is just a few kilometres from Batsari town.
“The attackers came in their numbers in the evening and committed their atrocities undeterred. As we speak with you, 12 people are confirmed dead and we are still searching the nearby bush for possible additional corpses,” the resident narrated.
“The attackers are terrorizing this area recently, attacking villages and killing people almost on daily basis and they are doing so without any hindrance.” the source added.
Police authorities are yet to confirm the incident as at the time of filing this report.
Meanwhile, one Musbahu Salisu Duba from the community, said his younger brother was among the people killed in the attack. He also shared photos from the funeral of the victims.