Bandits attack military camp in Katsina state

Armed bandit, who have been terrorising parts of Katsina State have attacked a military camp at Nahuta village in Batsari Local Government Area of the state.

It was gathered that the incident happened at about 11:30 pm on Sunday.

The assailants, armed with sophisticated weapons, including AK-47 rifles, destroyed some valuables and vehicles in the course of the assault.

A security source attached to the camp, who confirmed the development to Channels Television on Monday, said no life was lost.

The source said that the security personnel attached to the camp succeeded in repelling the attack even though the bandits outweighed them.

“The bandits outweighed us and invaded the camp where they set ablaze our vehicles and property because there was no reinforcement throughout the encounter, ” he added.

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