May 20, 2024

Armed bandits stormed a joint military camp in Nahuta village, Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina state on Sunday night, leaving a trail of destruction and looted goods in their wake.

Sources within the camp confirmed the attack occurred around 11:30 pm. The heavily-armed bandits, wielding AK-47s among other weapons reportedly set ablaze vehicles and other valuables. Despite being outnumbered, the courageous soldiers managed to repel the assault as no life was lost.

“The bandits outweighed us and invaded the camp, causing considerable damage,” a source revealed, lamenting the lack of reinforcements throughout the encounter.

Taking advantage of the chaos, the bandits unleashed further mayhem upon Nahuta town. They ransacked shops, broke into houses, and looted properties and livestock worth millions of naira, leaving residents traumatized and dispossessed.

As of this report, security agencies have yet to officially comment on the latest bandit attack in the state which continues to grapple with the persistent menace of banditry and kidnappincg.

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