Hoodlums suspected to be bandits have attacked a Mosque in Kwata, Jibia Local Government Area of Kastina State.
They abducted over 40 worshippers during the attack.
NUBUNK gathered that the incident occurred at about 12am on Monday morning during the Laylatul Qadr prayer.
The Laylatul Qadr prayer which is the Night of Decree or Night of Power, is one of the most sacred nights in the Islamic calendar.
When contacted for confirmation, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Gambo Ishaka told DAILY POST correspondent that 30 of the abductees have been rescued by the joint security operatives.
According to the PPRO: “The report is true. Hoodlums attacked a Mosque in Kwata and abducted over 40 persons but we were able to rescue 30 of them.