No fewer than 68 persons have been abducted from Zazzaga community in Munya council of Niger State.
Sources said the gunmen invaded the community on Tuesday night, taking the residents unawares.
One person was killed in the assault, it was said.
Four businessmen were abducted in Tegina, Rafi council of the state barely 48 hours before the Tuesday attack.
A source told the reporter on the phone that the bandits went from house to house, adding that four persons were shot.
A lot of people got injured while trying to escape, the source said.