Skip to content

Scores drown as bandits attack Niger community

Follow us on Twitter:

Armed bandits on Saturday evening launched another attack on Gurmana Ward in Shiroro local government area of Niger state.

The Nation learnt that over 15 people are suspected to have drowned in River Kaduna as they tried to escape from the bandits attack.

Sources said that the bandits were armed with sophisticated weapons and were shooting sporadically when they entered into thee community.

According to a Source who prefers to remain anonymous, the people had to run towards the river to escape attack adding that in the process, many of them drowned.

“Right now, we don’t know how many drowned. we are suspecting the bandits are still around. We cannot confirm the number of casualties now.”

When contacted, the Co-convener, Concerned Shiroro Youths, Sani Abubakar Kokki said that the bandits attacked the community with heavy sophisticated weapons.

He said that the bandits when they attacked the village shot sporadically into the air, adding that there are many casualties but there is no certainty to the number of those affected at the moment.

Efforts to get the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abiodun Wasiu were fruitless as he didn’t pick his phone nor replied to text messages.

Categories

Insecurity

Tags

,

Akewusolaf View All

Akewusolaf is an online Publication. I blog about News| Sports| Politics| Entertainment| Celebrity Gist| Health Tips| Gossip| Personality| Current Affairs| Quotes

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: