“A Villager Was Running Behind Me When A Bullet Hit Him”- Man Cries As Gunmen Storm Katsina Village; Kill 4, Loot Shops

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Unknown gunmen reportedly attacked the village of Barawa, in Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina State. Four villagers are currently dead as a result, and a few others were wounded.

It was learned that the gunmen had fired bullets indiscriminately as they invaded the village, located 10km from Katsina city at around 9: 00 in the evening.

The casualties involve an old woman and three men. According to a resident, shops in the village were also looted, with animals belonging to the villagers stolen by the gunmen as well.

The attack went on for an hour and 30 minutes, uninterrupted. The gunmen, who were over a hundred in number, didn’ t come on motorbikes, as per their usual routine.

The leader of the village, Magaji Aminu, lamented what his people had to go through as he narrated their ordeal. ” I’ m short of words. I had never seen anything like that. ”

Magaji Aminu.

” The gunmen murdered four of our people. Compared with other villages, I say we are lucky but the trauma of this attack will remain with us forever, ” he cried.

He was nearly in tears as he spoke further on the horrors of the attack. ” The gunshots and cries of women and kids that I heard will remain fresh in my memory. Those of my people who escaped into the bush came back because this is their home. ”

One of the injured villagers.

” The villagers trust and rely on me, but what can I do [about this situation]? ” the village chief asked while trying to keep his emotions in check. Another resident, Abdulkadir Barawa, narrated his side of the events.

” I was sitting outside my house with some people when we heard the sound of gunfire. I ran inside the house and told my family members to escape. I ran out and went into the bush.

One of our people who was killed was shot in my presence. He was running behind me when a bullet struck him, sending him to the ground.

The injured are currently responding to treatment, while the dead have since been buried.

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