Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Google search engine
HomeNewsTerrorists kidnap 19 worshippers in Katsina

Terrorists kidnap 19 worshippers in Katsina

Terrorists have kidnapped 19 worshippers who were observing their evening prayers in a mosque at Maigamji community in Funtua Local government area of Katsina State.

The terrorists were said to have stormed the mosque on Saturday evening.

Confirming the incident, the Katsina State Polices Spokesman, SP Gambo said a combined team of the Police and vigilante immediately went in search of the terrorists and rescued 6 of the victims.

According to SP Gambo, 2 persons were rescued immediately while the other four were rescued on Sunday morning.

“It’s true. The terrorists stormed the Mosque at Maigamji while people were observing Ishsha’i prayers”.

“They shot and injured the Imam and one other person. The rescued victims are currently responding to treatment in a hospital. The terrorists also abducted some worshippers that night, but a combined team of the Police and the vigilante rescued two of the victims earlier that night.”

”The security operatives also rescued four other victims, making a total of six victims who have been rescued so far”, he noted.

SP Gambo added that the Police are putting all measures in place to ensure the safe release of the remaining 13 victims still in the custody of the terrorists.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -
Google search engine

Most Popular

Recent Comments