No fewer than four persons have been killed following a fresh attack by bandits in Kagara, Niger State.
As at February 17, staff and students were abducted in the town. While celebrating the release of the abductees, a fresh attack took place in the town today, February 27, 2021.
Reports have it that eleven victims, including seven women were kidnapped in different villages. They were said to have struck first at Gidan Adams near Yakima, headquarters of Gunna district. Furthermore, the said bandits attacked another village called Gidan Wamban Karaku and abducted seven women, two of whom are nursing mothers.
It was gathered that a large number of cows were rustled during this attack. Moreover, the bandits headed to Madaka district where they kidnapped the Imam of Rubo village. Also, in Ngwa Adamu, one person was reportedly killed while many were abducted.
In the meantime, the district head of Yakila, who was kidnapped many weeks ago has not been released. Since February 17, Kagara in Niger State has been suffering several attacks in the high wave of insecurity in the country.