Confirmed! Bandits attacks Buhari's security convoy in his home state

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In Katsina state on Tuesday, gunmen started shooting at President Muhammadu Buhari's security force.

During the weekend's sallah celebration, the president is planned to travel to Katsina.

Two people were hurt, according to Garba Shehu, the presidential spokeswoman, who confirmed the attack in a statement on Tuesday.

He stated that the security crew was attacked while en route to Daura to be ready for the president's arrival.

In Katsina state on Tuesday, gunmen started shooting at President Muhammadu Buhari's security force.

During the weekend's sallah celebration, the president is planned to travel to Katsina.

Two people were hurt, according to Garba Shehu, the presidential spokeswoman, who confirmed the attack in a statement on Tuesday.

“The Presidency has described as sad and unwelcome, the shooting incident near Dutsinma, Katsina State, at the convoy of cars carrying the Advance Team of security guards, protocol and media officers ahead of the President, Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to Daura for Sallah,” the statement reads.

“The attackers opened fire on the convoy from ambush positions but were repelled by the military, police and DSS personnel accompanying the convoy.

“Two persons in the convoy are receiving treatment for the minor injuries they suffered. All the other personnel, staff and vehicles made it safely to Daura.”

The news comes amid recent attacks by armed individuals on localities across the nation that have resulted in homicides, kidnappings, and property damage.

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