Over 1,32i persons were killed ,1,I 81 injured while 200 persons were abducted in Zamfara State from 2012 to this year.
Also,10,000 houses destroyed and over ,2,688 hectares were destroyed by hoodlums.
The senate ad hoc committee on security infrastructure was on Wednesday hinted with the gory tales by residents of the state during a meeting with them.
The State Governor ,Abdulaziz Yari ,told the committee that security agencies, like the Police and the Army were unable to contained the atrocities of bandits due to lack of ammunition and insufficient personnel.
The law makers were told that those who attacked them were fleeing Boko-Haram and heavily armed herdsmen.