Bandits Kill Policeman In Niger

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In an attack in Shiroro and Rafi local governments of Niger State, bandits have killed a policeman and kidnapped five others. 

Several cattle were stolen, while one person sustained an injury in the attack at the Chukuba community in Shiroro Council. 

It was gathered that during the incident, bandits stormed the community, leaving the villagers confused and devastated.

The Chairman of Shiroro Local Government, Suleiman Chukuba, confirmed the incident during a phone interview.

He appealed to the Federal Government to assist the council.  Another bandit attack occurred in Rafi Local Government during which five people were abducted.

The bandits reportedly invaded Rigo village in Rafi Local Government in their normal style of riding motorcycles and shooting sporadically at people, which sources said lasted for about two hours, five people were kidnapped.

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