Terrorists abduct 7 people in Sokoto communities

Terrorists, yesterday morning, abducted seven people at Margai and Gaddace communities in Kebbe local government area of Sokoto State, residents have said.

Kebbe is in the southern part of the State, which has not been witnessing bandits’ attacks like the eastern part.

A resident of Kebbe, who asked not to be named for security concerns, said the attackers stormed Margai village before proceeding to Gaddace.

“They came around 1 a.m. when people were already asleep. They started breaking doors of houses and shops and shooting sporadically to scare people away as they looted”, he said.

He explained that in Margai village, the bandits abducted three persons, including a father and his son.

In Gaddace, the source said the bandits kidnapped four more people. According to him, no life was lost but property including domestic animals were rustled.

When contacted, the State’s Police Command spokesperson, Sanusi Abubakar, said he had not been briefed of the attack.

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