Sunrise News Nigeria reliably gathered that armed bandits numbering about two hundred have overrun Kokoki village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, sacking the people from their homes.
The gunmen were said to have ransacked villagers home in search of food stuffs and in the process beating anyone on sight to coma.
The Director General of Niger state Emergency Management Agency Agency, Mr Ahmed Inga said he received a report from the area that the gunmen invaded the community in broad daylight on Monday, shooting sporadically into the air.
He says they also subjected the people to torturing, beating some of them to the point that they became unconscious.
The bandits are ransacking each house in the village, dispossessing the people of their belongings including food, clothing materials, cellphones, while also rustling their cattle, he said.