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30 Children Feared Kidnapped In Katsina, Authorities Silent

No fewer than 30 children are feared to have been kidnapped by suspected terrorists in Kasai village, Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The area is said to be an enclave of kidnapping activities, which have been on the increase almost on a daily basis.
At the time of Publishing this report today, April 2, government officials and security agencies were yet to comment on the issue.
But, a resident of the area told Channels Television in a telephone call that the fresh attack on the children took place in the early hours of yesterday, April 1.
He said that the victims were intercepted and kidnapped by the terrorists behind the village area while they were in search of firewood for cooking.
“Yes, the attack occurred yesterday Monday in the morning hours.
“It all happened when the children numbering up to 30 went behind the Kasai village to secure firewood which, their parents will use to cook food for them.
“Unfortunately, some suspected bandits intercepted them and took them to an unknown destination.
“We do hope and pray that peace and security will be restored in our state.”
The spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Abubakar Sadiq, was yet to respond to enquiries by Channels Television.

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