A 50-year-old man known as Ashiru Aliyu has been killed by gunmen early Monday morning that attacked  Daulai village, Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Many women were abducted by the gunmen who also went away with some domestic animals and looted foodstuff during the attack.

Daulai villagers said the gunmen arrived in the village about 1 a.m. and started shooting, they were said to have killed the victim in the process.

One of the residents said the gunmen were about 30 in number.

NEWSNAIJA gathered that some of the villagers had to escape into the bush and nearby communities to avoid being attacked.

Gambo Isah, The spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, confirmed Ashiru’s is death.

The Spokesman, however, could not give the exact number of women abducted during the attack.