Gunmen kidnap 23 widows, teenage girls in Zamfara

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Armed bandits in their number have reportedly kidnapped twenty-three (23) widows and teenage girls in Damaga village of Maradun local government area in Zamfara state.

According to Tribuneng, the recalcitrant bandits besieged Damaga village in the early hours of Thursday, 27th July 2023.

A Resident of the area, Malam Musa Dan Damaga, told the Nigerian Tribune that the incident occurred around 12:00pm on Wednesday.

“The kidnapped victims went to look for firewood, comprising teenage girls and widows.”

 He disclosed that small children were set free by the bandits, “as I’m talking to you, we’ve discovered more than twenty of them were in captivity,” he lamented.

When contacted for confirmation on the incident, Zamfara state police command public relations officer ASP. Yazeed Abubakar could not be reached, as all his telephone lines were discovered unreachable.




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