Soldier, NSCDC Operative Killed As Bandits Storm Katsina Military Base
At least one soldier and an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were killed when bandits stormed a military base in Shinfida community, Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The source said the bandits, who invaded the camp at about 10pm on Tuesday, also burnt down two patrol vehicles and drove away another one which they used to convey food items stolen from the surrounding villages.
“The terrorists attacked the military base located within Government Day Secondary School Shinfida last Tuesday. They killed one soldier and one NSCDC officer on the spot and left many others injured.
“They attacked the military base on their motorcycles. Despite the efforts of the military personnel, the terrorists killed the two victims and set ablaze two patrol vehicles and drove away one with food items stolen from neighbouring villages,” the source said.