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Gunmen Kill 18 Persons, Kidnap APC Chairman In Katsina State

Valentine Chinyem

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About 18 persons have been killed while the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State, Yusha’u Dissi, was also abducted, when armed bandits attacked some villages in the state.

The APC chieftain was said to have been kidnapped alongside a woman whose identity was yet to be known when the bandits attacked Batsari Local Government Area.

Three other persons including a 12-year-old boy were also killed at Dan Alhaji, Kandawa and Tsugunni villages, while 15 farmers were attacked and killed at Yar Gamji Village on Monday

Residents disclosed that the farmers were working on their farmland when the bandits attacked around 10am and killed them.

The source said, They killed about 15 people working on their farms before rustling undisclosed number of cattle. They also stole food items.”