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KATSINA: Four police officers, 22 others killed as bandits attack Kankara

Twenty-six (26) people killed and two others wounded in a fresh bandits attack on Gidan Tofa and Dan Nakwabo villages in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The hoodlums in their numbers, armed with dangerous weapons were said to have attacked the two villages on Sunday.

During the attack that lasted for hours, the bandits shot and killed 20 people, injured two others, and ambushed an armoured personnel carrier vehicle attached to the police patrol team responding to the distress call, killing four police officers and two members of the Katsina State Community Watch Corps.

The spokesman of the Katsina State Police Command Abubakar Sadiq in a statement on Monday revealed that the command is working with all relevant stakeholders in the state to prevent further occurrences and the arrest of the perpetrators of the dastardly act.

He added that the command has also deployed additional operational assets to the area.

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