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Resident Narrates Ordeal Faced During Terrorists’ Attack on Buhari’s Convoy in Katsina – Legit.ng

  • An attack on President Muhammadu Buhari’s convoy shocked residents of Katsina state
  • One of the residents spoke about the incident, he said that they were scared and had to hide in the bush during the attack /strong>

A local resident who witnessed the terrorist attack on President Muhammadu Buhari’s convoy in Katsina state told how he managed to escape the ordeal.

Daily Trust reports that the local resident who spoke about the incident said while the terrorists, from a team Repelled by “valiant Presidential Guards”, the parishioners around Dustinma and Kankara were the most frightened.

A crossfire between security forces and terrorists

Note also that he almost got caught in the crossfire between the two terrorists and the Presidential Guard, admitted the resident , who did not give his name, revealed that he was hiding in the bush with some other members of the community.

According to the resident, they were out on the way back to Dutsinma the Kankara area of ​​the state when they saw bandits in their numbers.

He said the terrorists had been seen crossing the street on motorcycles and they had to do to save their lives.

The resident further said that some of them also ran to the village of Turare, while others hid in the bushes.

He further revealed that they hid in the bushes until they sighted a long military convoy which eventually cleared the road for them to reach Dutsinma.

Presidency responds to attack on Buhari’s convoy

After confirming the attack, the Presidential spokesman said, Garba Shehu that the President was not in the convoy when the terrorists set out to repel the attack.

However, Shehu noted that security forces and an advance team en route to Daura, Buhari’s hometown, before Sallah.

Amid attack on Buhari’s convoy, bandits shoot dead Deputy Police Commissioner in Katsina

Aminu Umar, a Deputy Police Commissioner, was shot dead by bandits in Katsina State.

The deceased and his team members were killed on Tuesday July 5 during a clearance operation in Zakka Forest, Safana Local Government Area im Katsina State, raided.

< p class="align-left">Until his death, Umar was the area police commander in Dutsinma.

Bandits attack President Buhari’s convoy in Katsina < /h2>

Gunmen had an “advance team” from the President Duck assistants were attacked in Katsina, injuring two people, an official said.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, confirmed the attack in a statement Tuesday, April 5. July.

The attack occurred near Dutsinma, Katsina state, as the convoy of cars carrying the advance team of security forces, protocol and media officials ahead of Buhari’s trip to Daura for Sallah.

Source: Legit.ng