Bandits Attack Niger Community, Burn Police Station, Kill 13

Bandits Attack Niger Community, Burn Police Station, Kill 13

- About 13 Nigerians have lost their lives in Niger state according to a government agency

- They were killed after bandits attacked their town, leaving others injured

- Also, the criminals kidnapped many people from another

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Another community in Nigeria is at the receiving end of bandits attack. The attack occurred at Beri town in Bobi district of Niger state.

In the attack, the criminals torched a police station and killed more than 13 people, including a police officer.

This was disclosed by the Niger State Emergency Management Agency, Channels TV reports.

Bandits Burn Police Station, Kill 13 In Niger Community
Bandits have continued to kill Nigerians despite the promise of the new police IG. Photo: PoliceNG
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According to the emergency agency, the attack left several people injured.

In another development, the bandits also attacked Unguwan Malam Bako in Kotonkoro district and abducted an unconfirmed number of people.

Recall had reported that in another big blow to Nigeria, the Kaduna-Abuja highway was blocked by kidnappers. The criminals also abducted travellers during their operation.

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The incident happened around 4 pm on Friday, May 28. The gunmen attacked motorists closed to Kurmin Kare village along the highway to abduct their victims.

PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read the best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app also reported that the leadership of Nigeria's National Assembly (NASS) opened up on the true state of the country's security challenges and their attendant effects.

During a summit organised by the House of Representatives special committee on security on Wednesday, May 26, the speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, and the Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, lamented over the increasing activities of bandits and terrorists in Nigeria.

Gbajabiamila noted that at such a time when insurgency is shaking the foundation of the country, it is proper to admit that the efforts to tackle insecurity have so far not yielded the desired results.

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Meanwhile, Senator Clifford Ordia of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) called on the federal government to overhaul Nigeria's security architecture, warning that no one was safe anymore in the country.

Ordia said this after an armed gang attacked his convoy while he was returning from Edo to Abuja on Monday, April 26.


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