Terrorists invade Katsina market, kill trader, abduct many

Terrorists invade Katsina market, kill trader, abduct many

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A trader was killed by terrorists at Yantumaki market, Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State on Friday.

The terrorists also reportedly injured seven traders and abducted an unspecified number of others during the attack.

The terrorists struck the market shortly after Juma’at prayers.

The spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the incident, insisted one person was killed.

He said, “Today (Friday) some terrorists riding on four motorcycles, attacked the GSM section of Yantumaki Market and started shooting sporadically. They shot six people and stole many handsets. One died and five were taken to Danmusa General hospital. Some of them were later transferred to Dutsinma and Katsina General Hospitals. The situation is under control now.”

Some residents revealed that the terrorists arrived at the market around 3 p.m.

According to the residents, the terrorists killed three traders, injured seven and whisked away several others to the forest.

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