Three civilian JTFs have been killed during an encounter with armed bandits in Danjibga town of Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara state, Sunday, after forcing their way into the village on the fateful day.
One of the members of the community who spoke to our correspondent but refused to disclose his name, said the bandits also kidnapped the wife and children of a businessman.
The sources told The Triumph that the bandits came to the town around 1:00pm on that Sunday and broke into the residence of the businessman and kidnapped his wife and her sister including their two children.
The growing noise, according to a reliable source, also awoke neighbours from their sleep who, on seeing the situation, shouted for help as the bandits kidnapped the woman and the three others.
According to the source, the kidnapped wife of the businessman the following day gave birth to a child in captivity.
The police spokesman, SP Muhammad Shehu who our reporter contacted on telephone over the matter however, refused to give details and switched off his telephone.