Suspected bandits stormed Ruwan Tofa village in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State and kidnapped 70 persons including Nursing Mothers, Children and others on Wednesday shooting sporadically.
According to Sahara Reporters, the motorcycle-riding gunmen
Besides the kidnapped persons, the bandits reportedly carted away food items and other valuables belonging to the villagers.
The attack was said to have lasted several hours, with no military presence to deter the assailants.
This came a few days after 279 schoolgirls kidnapped from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe were released.