Bandits on Monday reportedly killed 15 farmers in a contemporary assault on Yar Gamji village within the Batsari Native Authorities Space of Katsina State.
The bandits arrived on the farms on bikes and attacked the farmers who had been working at round 10 am.
Naija Information understands that the bandits carried out the assault on the farmers for about one hour.
Safety operatives later arrived the village to repel the bandits, who retreated to the forest after intense shootout with safety males.
Confirming the incident, the spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, stated extra detailed report was being anticipated.
He stated, “About 15 individuals had been killed within the assault. The bandits, numbering over 200, got here on bikes armed with AK-47 rifles, taking pictures and killing the farmers.
“At current, our individuals are on floor and I’m anticipating an in depth report on their confrontation with the bandits.”