In Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, bandits have invaded two villages.
The communities assaulted, according to Katsina Post, are Tsauwa and Gandu.
The newspaper reported that the gunmen killed no less than nine people, while several others were wounded and several more were abducted.
Know, in a revenge assault, Tsauwa Village was ransacked by criminals months ago.
In Katsina, killings and abductions for ransom have continued despite security reinforcement in the state.