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Terrorists kill 41 vigilance group members in Katsina

No fewer than 41 members of local vigilance groups in Katsina State, popularly known as ‘Yansakai’, have been killed by terrorists in Yargoje forest, says the state’s Police Command.

This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, on Friday, in Katsina.

According to the statement, “On Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, at about 22:00 hours, terrorists in their numbers, shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles, attacked the house of one Alhaji Muntari at Unguwar Audu Gare, Kandarawa, Bakori Local Government, and rustled 50 cows and 30 sheep.

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“Subsequently, on Feb. 2, at about 10:00 hours, Yansakai groups from 11 villages in Bakori local government regrouped and went after the terrorists with a view to recovering the rustled animals.

“They traced the footpaths of the hoodlums to a location at Yargoje forest. Unfortunately, the terrorists planned and launched a coordinated ambush on the Yansakai”.