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How terrorists killed 8 residents, abducted 45 JSS students in Katsina community

How terrorists killed 8 residents, abducted 45 JSS students in Katsina community

By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina

The Katsina State government has given details concerning the killing of eight residents of Yannasarawa community in Faskari Local Government Area, by terrorists.

During the attack, the marauding hoodlums also abducted a total of 45 Junior Secondary School (JSS) students, according to a press statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Abdullahi Garba Faskari. 

The statement signed by the Director of Press, Abdullahi Yar’adua, said government expressed sorrow and sympathy to the families who lost their loved ones in the attack.

The SSG during a sympathy visit to the area confirmed that the bandits razed 10 houses, 12 shops, along with eight vehicles.

Residents said that the hoodlums were yet to make any contacts concerning those abducted comprising 37 female and eight male students respectively.

“The Governor reiterates government’s commitment to continuous war against  undesirable elements until the state is rid of banditry and other heinous crimes,” the statement said.

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