An agricultural entrepreneur, identified as Tukur Makeri has been reportedly killed, while many others were abducted by suspected terrorists in a renewed attack on Bakiyawa Community in Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The terrorists who invaded the community on Wednesday unleashed terror in the community, destroying houses and looting shops.
NigeriaCrime.com gathered that the assailants also injured four other locals, broke into houses and looted many shops during the uninterrupted operation that lasted for about three hours.
According to Marwan Zayanna, a resident of the community “the assailants stormed the community riding on over 40 motorcycles, shooting sporadically, a situation that caused residents of the Bakiyawa community to scamper for safety.
Marwan also revealed that four of the victims injured by the terrorists are presently receiving treatment at the Katsina Teaching hospital.
“The (terrorists) were very many. It is difficult to state their exact number. They took away many people from our village after killing Tukur Makeri, a dealer in agricultural products who was buried earlier yesterday. (Thursday), Marwan said.
Although the Katsina Police Command is yet to issue an official report on the attack. Community leaders noted that the police had since visited the community and scanned the scenes of the attack.