GUNMEN KIDNAP 55 IN KATSINA  VILLAGES

At least persons were abducted in defferent attacks on Katsina village of Katsalle in Sabuwa Local Government Area on Monday night, abducting 30 persons majority of whom where women.

A resident of Katsalle told Daily trust reporter on phone that about 40 of  the gunmen arrived in the village around 12pm on Monday, using motorcycles.

“When we saw them coming, we hid, we tried to reach out to the women but it was impossible, because we could hear the cries of the children for help , there was a house where they took ten women, “he said.

On Sunday, the gunmen reportedly attacked the villages of Unguwar Tukur and sabon Layi mai keke. At Unguwar Tukur, they abducted 10 women, while at Sabon Layi mai keke 15 were abducted.

Attempts to contact the Katsina state Police spokesman, AS Gambo  Isa were unsuccessful as of the time of filing this report.

However,BBC Hausa service qouted him as saying that they were waiting for the report from the Sabuwa Divisional Police Officer.

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