PHOTOS: Residents flee Katsina community as bandits intensify attacks

Residents of Nahuta village, Batsari Local Government Area, Katsina State, have started fleeing the community to seek safety and shelter elsewhere due to constant attacks from bandits.

On Monday, January 15, 2024, after another attack was launched on the community by bandits, residents started moving their children and family members out of the village.

Meanwhile, Nigerian Military Joint Task Force Northwest Operation, Hadarin Daji, repelled an attack on a joint military camp.

The troops covering Sokoto, Katsina, Kebbi, and Zamfara states repelled the attack on Monday.

Katsina is one of the states in the North-West plagued by activities of bandits, a group of loosely organised armed gangs reported to have well over 120 factions in the region.

Credit: X| DefenceTimesNG1, mb_mafara

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