Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Terrorists Kill Pregnant Woman, Abduct 50 In Niger State

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Terrorists have killed six-month-old pregnant woman and five others in Agwa Community, in Rafi Local Govenment Area of Niger State.


It was gathered that while the terrorists were shooting intermittently in the community, they abducted 50 persons to an unknown destination.

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An eyewitness, Mallam Audu said some military men who were on routine patrol engaged the terrorists in a gun duel adding that the terrorists ran into a forest to evade arrest.

Audu said, “The bandits just entered our village and started shooting, people started to run for their lives in the process, and about six people were killed.

“As they were shooting, they also caught some people and had to rush out of the village as the soldiers arrived and engaged them in a shooting.

“The shooting from the soldiers was too much for the bandits and they had to run away into the forest. More than 50 persons were kidnapped and others were wounded as they were running away from the bandits.”

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The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Humanitarian Affairs, Emmanuel Umar, who confirmed the incident, said the actual number of victims was yet to be ascertained.


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