Report reaching us at Katsina Post has it that Suspected bandits in their hundreds have kidnapped no less than 40 people during Midnight (tahajjud) prayers inside a mosque in Jibia town.
Katsina Post check revealed that the incident occurred at midnight of today around 2:00 am while the people are observing midnight prayers.
Our source narrated that upon arriving, the bandits surrounded the mosque, shots sporadically on air for at least an hour before abducting the worshippers.
Women and children were reportedly present during the attack, but the exact figures of the victims cannot be ascertained at the time of compiling this report.
Jibia is recently is worse hit by frequent bandits attacked despite the presence of heavy security checkpoints due to its border with the Niger Republic.
Police are yet to comment on the incident.