February 2021 Kaduna and Katsina attacks

February 2021 Kaduna and Katsina attacks
Location Kaduna State and Katsina State, Nigeria
Date 24–25 February 2021
Deaths 36
Injured Unknown

On 24 and 25 February 2021, bandits killed 36 people in Kaduna and Katsina State of Nigeria.[1]

The series of armed attacks were perpetrated by a gang of bandits in villages in Kaduna and Katsina states in Nigeria.[1] The gunmen burned down houses, killing 18 people in each state and injuring several others.[1]

After a further attack killed 7 more, another source put the total death toll at 97.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Gunmen kill 36 in attacks in northern Nigeria". Al Jazeera English. 25 February 2021. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Bandits kill 97 people in Kaduna in February". pulse.ng. 28 February 2021. Retrieved 16 January 2022.

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