A 13-year-old girl, Identified as Khadijat Mutaka, has been abducted Sunday night by Bandits in the Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State.

According to an Eyewitness, one Ibrahim Yar-Garshe, 30, was also shot and injured by the Bandits during the attack.

It was gathered that the bandits invaded the Kurfi community around 9 pm after going up and surrounding mountains.

However, a security team made up of Operation Puff Adder reportedly confronted the bandits, who later escaped into the bush with the girl.

SP Gambo Isah, the Katsina Police Command Spokesman confirming the incident said efforts were on to rescue Mutaka while the wounded man had already been taken to a hospital.