Bandits kill two vigilantes in Katsina

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Terrorists have reportedly killed two members of a local vigilance group who confronted them during an attack in Katsina State.

TNN gathered that the incident happened Saturday night in Dutsin-ma area of the state.

The victims deceased persons, simply identified as Shamsu and Sani, were volunteer members of the Youth Initiative of Operation Self-Defence, which protects the people of Mustapha Kuki layout in Dutsin-ma community.

A source in the community told journalists that since the attack on Saturday there has been tension. The source said many residents have fled the community to neighbouring communities.

“Even me, I have left Dutsin-ma because of the possibility of another attack from these terrorists.

 

“They had been trying to invade our community for a very long time but it was these vigilantes that always stopped them. But now that the terrorists have overpowered them. We are no longer safe,” SaharaReporters quoted the source as saying.

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