Suspected bandits have invaded Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State and killed 33 people in two villages.
The criminals invaded Tsauwa and Dankar villages around 6:30pm on Friday evening, burning several houses, animals and properties worth millions.
This incident was confirmed to newsmen by the State Commissioner of Police, CP Sanusi Buba.
Buba confirmed the incident when he led a joint team of Police, accompanied by men of ‘’Operation Puff Adda’’, of the Nigeria Army to the two villages.
The CP said about 21 persons were confirmed dead in Tsauwa village who were mostly elderly men.