Monday, 12 April 2021 05:43

Gunmen invade Katsina community, kill four

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Some gunmen on Saturday killed four men at Yar Marafa village in Yar Malami ward in the Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Residents gave the names of the victims as Lawal Damfuge, Samaila Namoali, Musdafa Senior and Ado Lafate.

The gunmen reportedly stormed the village on Saturday night and started shooting.

Although details surrounding the incident were still sketchy, it was learnt on Sunday that the gunmen stormed the village when residents were about retiring to bed.

It could also not be ascertained whether the gunmen looted items after killing the four victims.

A resident said, “The four victims were buried according to Islamic rites today (Sunday).

The reaction of the spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, Gambo Isah, is still being awaited.