Some suspected bandits armed with deadly weapons had invaded Mareri community in Gusau on Tuesday amidst tension and serious panic.
According to a source, the bandits who came in large number cordoned the entire Mareri area and started firing heavy gunshots a circumstances that made the entire residents to hide indoor.
They were reported to have entered the personal residence of one Mr. Dan Gusau an immigration officer but could not abduct anyone even though he was not in town as at the time they launched the attack.
They later moved to the personal residence of one Bashar Anka and attempted to abduct his family members before they heard the sound of military gunshots and immediately left the area.
It was confirmed that no one was abducted during the operation that lasted for over an hour but sounds of gunshots ringing on the air scared many residents of the area who deployed option to avoid the bandit’s attack.
Zamfara police Spokesperson could not be reached for comment as at the time of filing this report.