The death toll in an attack by terrorists in Kankara local government area of Katsina State has risen to 102.
Those killed, including members of the local vigilante, are from communities under Guga, Kakumi, Kandarawa and Jargaba wards of Bakori local government area, one of the areas worst hit by the gory activities of terrorists in the state.
Already, the bloody attack that claimed scores of lives has left the communities in great anguish and fear since, as many are still praying fervently for the return of their missing loved once.
The community leader of Guga, Mahadi Guga, who confirmed the burial of 72 bodies retrieved from the bush, told newsmen that the attack claimed about 102 lives
Guga said, “We independently have about 102 numbers of people that were affected in our community, but the actual figure that people will tell you is 72, which we have buried with our hands. There are those who are still missing.