Terrorists kill 3, kidnap many travellers in Katsina

Gunmen, suspected to be terrorists, yesterday attacked motorists on the Katsina-Jibia Road in Katsina State, killing three persons and kidnapped scores of other road users.

Sources disclosed that the gunmen opened fire on a commercial bus belonging to the Katsina State Transport Authority (KSTA) and other vehicles plying the road, adding that the driver of the state-owned commercial coaster bus, with registration number KT 14D-58 KT, was among the three people killed during the attack.

It was learnt that the gunmen also stormed a village called Farun Bala, where they also rustled cows and carted away other items belonging to the villagers.

The chairman of Jibia local government area council, Bishir Maitan, confirmed the incident.

However, the Katsina State Police Command was yet to react as at the time of filing this report.

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