Bandits have attacked New Life for All Church in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State, abducting no fewer than 25 worshippers.
The bandits who came on motorcycles were said to have launched the attack in the early hours of Sunday.
The Senior Special Assistant on Christian Affairs to Governor Aminu Bello Masari, Rev. Ishaya Jurau, confirmed this in a telephone interview with THISDAY on Sunday.
He said: “Bandits attacked New Life for All Church in Jan-Tsauni, Gidan Haruna in Kankara local government of Katsina State today (Sunday) around 10am.
“They abducted 25 worshippers and left the church pastor with injuries while they were conducting service this morning”.