At least 30 passengers have been abducted by gunmen suspected to be bandits at Garin Gabas in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.
ChannelsTV reports that the victims were kidnapped on Wednesday in three separate vehicles comprising an eighteen-seater bus and two other vehicles.
The bandits in their large number carrying dangerous weapons stormed Zungeru Garin Gabas highway shooting sporadically to scare villagers before kidnapping the passengers to an unknown destination.
A source from the community who spoke in Hausa through a phone conversation said that the bandits have now advanced to Kundu forest in Rafi local government council area to rustle some cattle.
The state police command is yet to confirm the report.