Terrorists, locally described as bandits has attacked Gakurdi village in the Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State on Tuesday, killing atleast 15 farmers in the area.

According to DailyTrust, the victims were killed in their farms.

According to a source who is a resident in the community, the terrorists came around 8:30am today (Tuesday), using four motorcycles and they started shooting at the people.

"Three were killed on the same farm and eventually it was discovered that up to 15 were killed on different farms," he said.
Another source said there was an exchange of gunfire between the criminals and the security agents during the attack.

Reacting, the police spokesman in Katsina, SP Gambo Isah, said, "Right now, we are there with the CP to access the situation."



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