Gunmen suspected to be terrorists have kidnapped twenty three females in Damaga District of Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
A resident of the area, Malam Ahmed Mohammed disclosed this in a telephone interview with newsmen.
According to him, the incident occurred on Wednesday at about 12:00 pm, when the victims went to the bush in search of firewood.
“The victims were mainly teenage girls and widows but the terrorists set free the children among them.
“As I am talking to you, twenty three of them are now in captivity,” he said.
The bandits also invaded Talata Madara town, the headquarters of Talata Madara Local Government Area of Zamfara State and kidnapped ten staff of a road construction company, Triacta.