At least four persons have reportedly been killed and seven women abducted in fresh attacks by bandits in Kagara, Niger State.
Kagara has been in the news since February 17, 2021, after armed bandits abducted staff and students of Government Science Secondary School in the town.
The victims were released around the time that news broke about the fresh attacks in Kagara, according to Daily Trust.
The newspaper quoted sources as saying that 11 victims, including seven women, were kidnapped in different villages.
The bandits were said to have first struck at Gidan Adamu, near Yakila, headquarters of Gunna district.
The district head of Yakila, who was reportedly kidnapped weeks ago, has not been released.
It was also said that the gunmen attacked another village called Gidan Wamban Karaku and abducted seven women, two of whom are nursing mothers.
They also rustled a large number of cows and headed to Madaka district, where they kidnapped the Imam of Rubo village.
Onde person was also killed in Ngwa Adamu.