Crime and Security

Again, bandits invade Niger State communities kill scores, abduct many

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Not up to 24 hours after armed bandits stormed the Government Science College Kagara, killed one and kidnapped 27 students and three teachers, another gang of bandits on Wednesday evening February 17, invaded communities in Gurmana Ward of Shiroro local government area of Niger state, killing several persons and abducted over 30 persons.

The bandits riding on motorcycles and shooting sporadically, were.said to have attacked Sarkin Zama, Bakin Kogi (Lagbe), Siyiko and other adjoining communities.

An eyewitness and co-convener, Concerned Shiroro Youths, Sani Abubakar Kokki, who confirmed the invasion, said some of the wounded victims were taken to health facilities around the communities for medical attention.

Meanwhile, the Niger State police command has not reacted to the latest attack.

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