At the very least, 5 individuals together with a graduate of the Federal School of Schooling, Kontagora had been allegedly killed by bandits in Angwar Mahogi within the Kusherki district and Rafingora cities of Rafi Native Authorities Space of Niger State.
It was gathered that the bandits about 100 in quantity attacked the world additionally kidnapped eight individuals.
The title of the deseased graduate at Angwar Mahogi was given as Dauda Daniel and one Mohammed Nura at Rafingora.
Dauda Daniel, it was gathered had already fastened his wedding ceremony for the sixth of March, 2021 earlier than he met his loss of life within the bandits.
A supply gave DAILY POST the names of the kidnapped individuals at Rafingora to incorporate Asmau Kafaya, Namaza Audu, Nahima Musa, Yahuza Magaji and Safiyanu Rafingora.
In accordance with the supply, the bandits stormed the village on over 30 bikes and shot sporadically into the air which despatched fears into the villagers and whereas working to take cowl, the deceased had been hit by bullets.
The bandits had been stated to have rustled alot of cattle belonging to the neighborhood.
it was additional gathered that an helicopter was seen hovering spherical within the sky throughout the assault that lasted over three hours.
This assault occured barely 24 hours after the state authorities began gradual withdrawal of native vigilantes as a part of the circumstances given by the bandits for the discharge of the kidnapped 42 individuals together with 27 college students in Kagara that had been kidnapped in the identical council 10 days in the past.
As on the time of submitting this report, the state Police Command via the Public Relations Officer ASP Wasiu Abiodun, couldn’t be reached for affirmation.
Bandits kill 5, kidnap eight others in Niger villages