Patrol vehicles burnt, Soldier, NSCDC personnel killed as armed men invade Millitary base


A Soldier and an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been killed from a recent attack of bandits at a Military base in Shinfida community, Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State.

According to Daily Trust, the bandits attacked the Military base on Tuesday night at about 10pm shooting sporadically after which they burned down two patrol vehicles and drove away another one which they used to convey food items stolen from the surrounding villages.

The victims died instantly while those who sustained injuries were being treated at an undisclosed hospital in the state.

An anonymous source who spoke to Newsmen concerning the incident said: “The terrorists attacked the Military base located within Government Day Secondary School Shinfida last Tuesday. They killed one Soldier and one NSCDC officer on the spot and left many others injured.

“They attacked the Military base on their motorcycles. Despite the efforts of the Military personnel, the terrorists killed the two victims and set ablaze two patrol vehicles and drove away one with food items stolen from neighbouring villages,”

NSCDC Public Relations Officer, DSC Muhammad Abdara, has confirmed the incident

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