Gunmen have attacked Ruma community in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, kidnapped a 13-year-old boy, Uzairu Basiru; 12 women, killed one person, with five others sustaining injuries.
This is just as President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to visit the camp of internally-displaced persons, IDPs, today, in Batsari.
Community sources identified the deceased as Nasiru Ojo, saying the gunmen stormed the area at 10:30 p.m. on Monday night, shooting sporadically.
The five persons injured were identified as Abu Karfe, Amadu Hasan, Ali Dan Asibi, Shamsu Ya’u and Abu Danjari. They were said to be receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital. Read more