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Catholic Priest Shot Dead, Another kidnapped As Bandits Raid Katsina Church

Unidentified gunmen on Thursday night shot dead one Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Bello and another priest, Rev. Fr. Joe Keke at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church Malunfashi, Katsina state.

A parishioner, who simply identified himself as Dominic revealed that the armed men struck around 11pm on Thursday.

He said immediately they entered the church, they shot their way to where their targets were.

The late priest was said to have resisted abduction but the armed men overpowered him.

Bello was said to have been taken away alongside an elderly priest identified as Rev Father Joe Keke but his corpse was seen on Friday morning.

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