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Many worshippers abducted after bandits attacked mosque in Kaduna

An unspecified number of worshippers have been abducted after bandits attacked a mosque in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

 

According to reports, the bandits who were armed with sophisticated weapons stormed the mosque during its evening prayers on Thursday March 10.

 

“They surrounded the mosque and abducted 14 people. They also carted away an unspecified number of cattle from Tudun Amada village in, still in Giwa” a resident said

 

Another resident said “The gunmen divided themselves, while some were operating at the mosque, others moved from house to house thereby abducting more than ten women. Some of them were however busy carting away domestic animals such as cows, sheep and goat numbering hundreds.”

 

The state police command is yet to comment on the incident.

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