Armed bandits have killed 5 worshippers in Zamafara State.
They kidnapped an Imam, Mallam Yahaya, and different 40 worshippers, Daily Nigerian reviews.
The incident occurred on Friday throughout Juma’at prayers at a mosque in Kanoma.
The assailants stormed the non secular centre with scores of bikes.
Their gunshots triggered a stampede and the cleric stopped his session at first Raka’a.
Rakaʿa is prescribed actions and supplications carried out by Muslims as a part of Salaa prayer.
The Imam and others seized had been forcefully transported into the bush.
On Saturday, he and a number of the kidnapped worshippers had been launched.
Kanoma is a neighborhood kidnappers goal as a result of variety of wealthy sugarcane farmers.
Mohammed Shehu, Public Relations Officer, Zamfara Police Command, mentioned an replace on the incident can be supplied.