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Bandits have brutally murdered no fewer than seven police officers in Kebbi and Niger states.

Seven other people were killed in the attacks, including vigilantes.

Ejes Gist Newspaper gathered that four police officers and one other person were killed in Ngaski town, Ngaski council, Kebbi State. The attacks happened in the early hours of yesterday morning.

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The bandits also attacked GB Foods Africa, the country’s second-largest tomato paste producer. The gunmen had previously sent a message to residents and GB Foods, the source said, informing them of their planned attack.

Residents of Ngaski town began fleeing the community after receiving the notice, according to the report. The Chinese workers were reportedly evacuated by canoe to Yauri before making their way to the state capital of Birnin-Kebbi.

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The incident was confirmed by police spokesman Nafiu Abubakar.
Many security agents were killed when bandits attacked the state’s deputy governor. A Divisional Police Officer was one of the three police officers killed in Niger (DPO).

Six other people were killed in the community, including CSP Umar Muhammed Dakin of the Nasko police station in the state’s Magama council.

Four of the six operatives were vigilantes.
After the attack on the Nasko police station, the invaders also made off with some weapons.

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According to The Nation, over 500 terrorists had invaded the Nasko community and were on their way to the police station.

Bala Kuryas, the Commissioner of Police, confirmed the incident on Monday, saying that the bandits surrounded the police station and shot the DPO and others while he was mobilising his men.

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