Five Soldiers, 7 Others Killed In Niger Communities Fresh Bandit Attack

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Five Soldiers, 7 Others Killed In Niger Communities Fresh Bandit Attack

Seven civilian, including five military officers has been reportedly killed by Armed bandits in the latest attacks on communities in Shiroro Local Government of Niger State.

According to the report it was made know that the bandits were also said to have abducted over 10 persons, stole seven motorcycles and damaged military vehicles among others in the attacks they unleashed Wednesday and early Thursday morning.

The affected communities include Allawa, Manta, Gurmana, Bassa, and Kokki in the Shiroro council.

It was learnt that the bandit stormed the camp of the Joint Security Task Force comprised of the Army, Police, Civil Defence and Vigilantes at Allawa around 2 am and opened fire on them unaware, killing five soldiers and one civil defence officer, while many sustained various degrees of injuries.

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