No fewer than 30 people have been reportedly killed by bandits in Katsina state.
The victims are said to be mostly old men and little boys.
According to the report, 21 were killed at Tsauwa community while 9 were killed at Dankar community.
Recall that in another separate attack, no fewer than 400 students of Science School in Katsina have been reportedly abducted.
In that report, the total number of missing students were 600, before the security forces in the state rescued 200.
Meanwhile, the presidency has called on parents to report if they have taken their children home.