Suspected bandits have Kidnapped over 70 persons including nursing mothers and kids after attacking Ruwan Tofa village in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Wednesday, March 3.
According to SaharaReporters, the suspected bandits who stormed in motorcycles, attacked the village on Wednesday night and sporadically opening fire. A resident of the community said the suspected bandits abducted at least 70 persons and carted away valuables, including foodstuffs and animals.
Vehicles and Houses belonging to villagers were also burnt and destroyed 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 took place few days after gunmen killed 40 persons and Kidnapped many others at Sabuwar Tunga, a neighbouring village in Maru LGA.