Bandits kidnap 70 including nursing mothers and their children in fresh Zamfara attacks

Bandits kidnap 70 including nursing mothers and their children in fresh Zamfara attacks

Bandits kidnap 70 including nursing mothers and their children in fresh Zamfara attacks

More than 70 persons including nursing mothers and children have been kidnapped by suspected armed bandits after attacking Ruwan Tofa village in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Wednesday, March 3.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the suspected bandits riding motorcycles, attacked the village on Wednesday night, shooting sporadically.

According to a resident of the community, the suspected bandits kidnapped at least 70 persons and carted away valuables, including foodstuffs and animals.

Houses and vehicles belonging to villagers were also destroyed and burnt by the rampaging bandits.

“The attack lasted for several hours, the gunmen took at least 70 persons into the forest,” the source said.

The incident occurred few days after gunmen killed 40 persons and abducted many others at Sabuwar Tunga, a neighbouring village in Maru LGA.

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