– Bandits in the north have kidnapped another set of girls
– This time they launched their attack on Barkuta, a village in Niger state
– The armed and violent criminals attacked the village on Saturday, January 2, and left with three young females
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It seems bandits in the north have resumed their evil business of kidnapping locals, especially little, helpless children.
An unknown set of criminals kidnapped three girls in Barkuta village of Bosso local government area of Niger state on Saturday, January 3, AIT reports.
It was gathered that the bandits invaded the area on the night of Saturday and scared villagers with the noise of gunshots.
At the moment, it is yet to be reported if anyone was wounded or killed in the attack.
On the same day, it was reported that a set of Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday December 2, unleashed another attack in Borno state.
The insurgents abducted about 50 passengers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu expressway, including a United Nations (UN) aid worker, Abubakar Garba Idris, Vanguard reports.
A security source who spoke with journalists and confirmed the development revealed that the UN captive is a senior protection assistant with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
The source added:
“The terrorists ambushed vehicles conveying commuters near Matari village between Minok to Jakana highway. One of them, Alooma was seized around 8:30am.”