One person has been killed while 10 others were abducted in a bandit attack, which occurred on Friday evening in Gurmana community in Shiroro local government area of Niger state.
Karibo, Shekadna, Kokki, Sarkin Zama, Bakin Kogi (Lagbe), Maganda and other adjoining Villages all under Gurmana district were invaded by the bandits.
The District Head of Sarkin Zama and several others, who sustained various degrees of gunshot injuries, are on admission at various health facilities in Kuta, the headquarters of Shiroro local government.
The bandits were went around the communities burning down houses and barns where yams and grains were stored.
They invaded the communities in large numbers on motorcycles, shooting sporadically, eyewitnesses said.
The co-Convener of the Shiroro Youths Association, Yusuf Abubakar Kokki confirmed the incident.