Bandits abduct 20 villagers in Niger

Armed bandits have abducted no fewer than 20 persons in an attack on a community in Shiroro Local Government Area, Niger State.

This happened few hours after an evening of terror in Kagara, the headquarters of Rafi Local Government Area of the state.

It was gathered that the bandits invaded Adagbi village in Galkogo district in Shiroro at about 8am on Thursday.

Though no death casualties have been confirmed, sources said that 20 persons had been abducted in the village.

It was gathered that the bandits stormed the village on motorcycles, shooting into the air.

Though the villagers fled, it was learnt that many of them, mostly women, were abducted.

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