Two people were, yesterday, feared dead as bandits raided the Gidan-goga market in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
It was gathered that the bandits in their large numbers invaded the market, killing the two people and abducting several others.
An indigene of the area, Mohammed Musa, said the hoodlums, who were on motorcycles set ablaze the market , destroying goods worth millions of Naira.
“They also killed two people and abducted several others, while many people sustained serous injuries,” he added.
Continuing he said; “The terrorists arrived the market when businesses were going on and began to shoot sporadically.This caused serious commotion as people ran for their dear lives as a result of which many have sustained serous injuries.
The bandits later set the market on fire and moved to the forest with the people they have abducted”.
Musa stated that the number of those abducted was yet to be ascertained because most of them were not from the village.
“Most of them came to the market from various places, as such, we are yet to confirm the number of abductees, but they might be more than 30″, he pointed out.
The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Mohammed Shehu, could not be reached on phone for comment at the time of filing in this report.