Bandits have attacked Rini city within the Bakura Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara State.
Eyewitnesses instructed Channels Television on Friday that the armed males stormed the city at about 2: 30am and began taking pictures sporadically.
While residents have been stated to have refused to come back out of their houses regardless of heavy gunshots renting the air, the bandits kidnapped many locals numbering over 60.
The police authorities in Zamfara State confirmed the incident, though they didn’t give the precise variety of residents kidnapped by the bandits.
But the command’s spokesman, Mohammed Shehu, stated the police had deployed a number of tactical operatives within the city with a view to rescuing the kidnapped individuals.
A supply stated a number of appeals had been made to the federal government to offer extra safety reinforcement for the individuals of Rini.
The assault on Rini comes barely per week after bandits invaded the College of Agriculture and Animal Science, additionally in Bakura LGA.
During the assault with occurred at about 11pm on Sunday, the gunmen killed a policeman and two watchmen earlier than they gained entry into the varsity.
State authorities later confirmed the kidnapping of 15 college students and 4 workers of the establishment who have been forcefully taken away by the assailants.
The incident was condemned by the state governor, Bello Matawalle, who assured the households of the victims that they might return safely.
The bandits have been stated to have contacted the varsity administration to make a requirement of N350million as ransom for the victims to be launched.
The criminals later launched a video wherein the scholars have been seen begging the federal government to heed the demand of their captors who threatened to kill them if the cash was not paid.