Just In: Boko Haram, bandits attack Borno, Katsina, kill Mazoji village head

People from the Nigerian town of Malam Fatori an its area, close to the borders with Niger and Chad, pass by a car with Chadian Gendarmes (in uniform) as they flee Islamist Boko Haram attacks to take shelter in the Niger's town of Bosso secure by Niger and Chad armies, on May 25, 2015. Boko Haram, which wants to create a hardline Islamic state in northeast Nigeria, has been pushed out of captured towns and territory since February by Nigerian troops with assistance from Niger, Chad and Cameroon. AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO (Photo credit should read ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images)

Civilians in Borno and Katsina States were, again, attacked on Saturday by Boko Haram and bandits.

Gunmen attacked Yankara town and neighbouring villages in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina.

They killed Dikko Usman, the Sarkin Fulanin Fafu and Head of Mazoji village in Matazu Local Government Area.

Civilians in Borno and Katsina States were, again, attacked on Saturday by Boko Haram and bandits.

Gunmen attacked Yankara town and neighbouring villages in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina.

They killed Dikko Usman, the Sarkin Fulanin Fafu and Head of Mazoji village in Matazu Local Government Area.

PRNigeria reports that no fewer than 8 people were killed, while 10 others sustained injuries, with many missing.

Spokesperson of the Police Command in Katsina, Gambo Isah, said a statement on the incident would be released.

The attack occurred three days after dozens of people were killed in Faskari.

Civilians in Borno and Katsina States were, again, attacked on Saturday by Boko Haram and bandits.

Gunmen attacked Yankara town and neighbouring villages in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina.

They killed Dikko Usman, the Sarkin Fulanin Fafu and Head of Mazoji village in Matazu Local Government Area.

PRNigeria reports that no fewer than 8 people were killed, while 10 others sustained injuries, with many missing.

Spokesperson of the Police Command in Katsina, Gambo Isah, said a statement on the incident would be released.

The attack occurred three days after dozens of people were killed in Faskari.

Also recently, Atiku Maidabino, the district head of Yantumaki in Danmusa Local Government Area, was murdered in his palace.

Meanwhile, Nigerian troops have repelled Boko Haram attempted invasion of Monguno in Borno State.

A military source said the insurgents stormed the town Saturday afternoon.

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