Seven victims killed by armed bandits in Niger, others flee for safety


Tragedy struck in the Yangalu Community in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State when a deadly attack launched by marauding Boko Haram bandits left no fewer than seven people dead.


The attack which witnessed other residents scampering for their lives after the attack was confirmed in a report by Daily Trust.


The report added that the bandits invaded the community in large numbers on motorcycles and shot sporadically to scare away the people.

Eyewitnesses alleged that the bandits destroyed properties and foodstuff before leaving the community.


The incident was confirmed by the Chairman of Magama Local Government Council, Sufiyanu Yahaya who visited the community to commiserate with the people in the wake of the attack.

He assured them that measures will be taken to improve the security situation in the area.


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