The Nigeria Police in Katsina State has confirmed that armed bandits killed 18 youths, while 26 others sustained injuries in Kadisau village of Faskari local government area.
According to Tribuneonline, SP Gambo Isah, The command’s Public Relation Officer, made the known on Wednesday while giving an update on the attack.
He said: “With a sad note, on Tuesday, we received information of armed bandits numbering over 200 in kadisau village of Faskari local government area.
“According to the report, the bandits came with the intention to steal food items but unfortunately some youth came out and confronted the bandits with their bare hands.
‘What happened was that the bandits opened fire on the innocent youths as at Wednesday 14 of them were reportedly killed while 26 other youths were taken to the hospital.
” This morning, Wednesday, we also received information from the Area Commander, that four additional victims also died.”
He added that security personnel were deployed to the area to restore peace in the area.
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