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  • Updated: January 17, 2024

Niger: Bandits abduct 17 from 2 communities

Niger: Bandits abduct 17 from 2 communities

Bandits have launched vicious attacks abducted 17 residents from Garam town and Zhibi community both in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger State.

14 people were abducted from Gwaram, while 3 Zhibi.

Both communities are bordering the capital territory where bandits seem to be having a good operations these few days.

A commander of the vigilante group in Garam, Dantani Daniel, said the bandits struck Sabon-Unguwa area of the community around 1am.

“They took their victims from different houses and left the community within less than an hour,” Daniel added. 

According to daily trust, another resident said the assailants attacked the residence of a serving policeman residing in the community and shot at him.

“He was rushed to the Kubwa General Hospital where he is responding to the treatment,” he added.

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