Posted by News Express | 30 January 2019 | 1,068 times
Armed bandits on Monday attacked a community in Zamfara State, kidnapping over a dozen people.
The victims include a new bride, and some nursing mothers.
The incident happened at Zurmi Local Government Area about 11:45p.m.
Residents said the heavily armed bandits shot sporadically into the air, scaring residents.
Falalu Ashafa, a teacher at Government Girls Secondary School, Zurmi, said his wife, mother, two children and nanny were among those kidnapped in the Monday attack.
He said after the attack, 26 persons, including three lactating mothers, and a newly-wedded bride were missing and believed to have been kidnapped.
•Sourced from a Daily Independent report
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