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Nigeria: Bandits Kill 11 People, Kidnap Five in Katsina

Suspected bandits yesterday killed 11 people and kidnapped five others in fresh attacks on Ungwar Sarki and Sharu villages in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

p Katsina — Suspected bandits yesterday killed 11 people and kidnapped five others in fresh attacks on Ungwar Sarki and Sharu villages in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.The criminals, according to residents of the affected villages, stormed Ungwar Sarki at about 12 o'clock and ransacked the village before moving to Sharu village last Wednesday.He said the mercenaries, riding on motorcycles, first attacked Ungwar Sarki, where they killed nine people, including children and women, and slaughtered two others in Sharu village before abducting five elderly people in the area.According to him, "Yesterday (Wednesday) at 12 midnight, some heavily armed criminals (bandits) attacked our two villages (Ungwar Sarki and Sharu).

They killed nine people in Ungwar Sarki and injured many people in the village."As if that was not enough, they moved to our neighbouring village (Sharu) where they killed two people and abducted five others who couldn't run during the attack.

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