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Bandits kill 19 in Katsina and Set Houses Ablaze

Tsauwa village, Batsari Local Government Area, Katsina State, Nigeria. was assaulted by highly armed individuals suspected of being bandits, who killed 19 people and set fire to several homes.

During the incident, the criminal elements took precious items from the community, according to the news agency, killed some villagers while many other villagers ran for the safety of their lives.

The incident occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, according to reports gathered from witnesses and victims. 

Gambo Isah, the state's Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the attack when reached by a news agency.

The Police Public relations officer, on the other hand, was unable to provide specifics on the incident, stating that he was in contact with the Duty Police Officer, DPO, in charge of the area for more information. He also stated that all hands are ondeck in making sure that the culprits of the incident would be arrested and brought to book.

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