Some suspected gunmen invaded Yargeda community in Bakura local government area of Zamfara State.
A resident who spoke to this medium said the invasion resulted in killing of three persons including the village head of the area while scores were abducted.
The source also confirmed that, about six shops were set ablaze by the bandits during the Monday operation.
In a related development, movement of some suspected bandits along Magazu area caused serious panic as some passengers playing Gusau-Zaria road raised alarm which scared many people.
Unverified social media reports went viral that Zaria-Gusau road has been attacked by bandits around 1:00pm on Monday.
But this medium independently verified that it was never an attack by bandits,, but they were crossing the main road from their camp when their movement was noticed.
The source confirmed to us that he leaves in Tsafe and based on the information they have no attack was made and that contrary to some social media reports nobody was kidnapped on Monday along Gusau-Zaria road .
Effort to speak to the police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad was not successful as at the time of filing report.