Many Killed As Police And Bandits Engage In Gun Battle In Katsina

Some bandits have been killed during a gun battle with police in Katsina over the weekend.
The incident happened after the bandits attacked Badole village, in the Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina state.
Police repelled the bandits killing many in the process.
The state police spokesperson, Gambo Isah in a statement released on Monday January 17, said the terrorists had swooped on the village early Saturday morning where they, amongst others, rustled an unspecified number of domestic animals.
Operatives of the command and members of the vigilante in the council who were alerted of the incident mobilised and blocked the exit route of the terrorists at Yarrunfar Koza village. This led to a gun battle, and “many terrorists” were killed in the process while all the rustled animals were recovered.
The statement read;
“On January,15,2022, at about 01.20 a.m, bandits in their numbers, attacked Badole village, Kurfi, rustled unspecified number of domestic animals.
” The DPO led a combined team of police and vigilante and blocked their exit route at Yarrunfar Koza village, Kurfi Local Government Area. The team engaged the terrorists in a gun duel, many were neutralized and all the rustled animals were recovered.”

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