Bandits Kill 19, Others Missing In Fresh Attacks On Niger State

No fewer than 19 individuals have been feared useless with a number of folks reported lacking in a contemporary assault by bandits in Magami, a village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.

Of the 19 victims, 4 bandits have been amongst those who reportedly misplaced their lives within the assault.

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According to reviews, the assault was a reprisal to the current casualties recorded on the a part of bandits throughout a confrontation with native hunters and vigilantes.

A resident, Sani Kokki, instructed Daily Trust that bandits launched the assault after hunters and native vigilantes had returned to their base at Galadima Kogo.

He was quoted as saying, “The syndicate returned like wounded lions, killing people at sight. They murdered and butchered their victims with dangerous weapons. Unfortunately, the unarmed, peaceful and defenceless locals are now at the receiving end.”

According to him, six folks have been confirmed useless at Unguwan Magiro below Madaka ward, Rafi Local Government Area; 4 folks at Farin Hula and 5 at Magami and environs, all below Manta ward.

It was gathered that many villagers have been taking refuge in Kuta, the headquarters of Shiroro Local Government, which is taken into account a safer floor.

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Bandits Kill 19, Others Missing In Fresh Attacks On Niger State

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