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Bandits abduct 55 persons escorting bride to her matrimonial home in Katsina



Suspected terrorists have abducted at least 55 persons while they were escorting a bride along Damari town in Sabuwa Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Although security agencies are yet to confirm the incident officially, a resident, however, told Channels Television that the incident occurred on Thursday, February 3, at about 8pm.

He noted that three security volunteers however lost their lives in an effort to rescue the victims.

“Before the hoodlums attack the victims on a canter vehicle, the victims were initially over 70 mostly friends to the bride in which several others escaped” he said

Sabuwa, apart from being an agrarian area, also remains one of the security front-line LGAs grappling with the activities of bandits and their collaborators mostly informants to bandits.

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