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30 People Abducted In Katsina Community

Suspected terrorists on Wednesday abducted at least 30 persons from Dandume community in Katsina State, northwest Nigeria, HumAngle has learnt.

Villagers said dozens of gunmen trekked to the villages early hours of Wednesday. 

They narrated that the suspected terrorists were shooting and shouting at the same time.

The group invaded the communities of Garin Albasu, Ilalar Gangare and Unguwar Sallah in Dandume Local Government.

Sadisu Rabe,  a resident of Garin Albasu stated that“ they stormed our village around 1 am and abducted more than 20 people including women and children”.

“My younger brother is among those kidnapped and we are yet to hear from the abductors whether they are demanding for ransom or not. Most of the surrounding villages have been attacked with people kidnapped and animals rustled,” Rabe added.

HumAngle further learnt that the group also invaded the Ilalar Gangare and Unguwar Sallah and abducted six and four people from the two communities respectively. 

Gambo Isa, spokesman of Katsina State Police Command could not be reached for comment at the time of filing this report.

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