Zamfara state was again under attack as gunmensuspected to be bandits invaded Ruwan Tofa village and abducted over 70 people, including nursing mothers and children.
Sources said the armed men riding motorcycles, attacked the village on Wednesday shooting sporadically.
The bandits kidnapped at least 70 persons and carted away valuables, including foodstuffs and animals.
Houses and vehicles belonging to villagers were also destroyed and burnt.e
This is coming few days after gunmen killed 40 persons and abducted over many others at Sabuwar Tunga, a neighbouring village in Maru LGA.