Many shot dead as terrorists attack another Niger community

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Terrorists attacked Ukuru village in the Bobi community of the Mariga local area of Niger State, killing a large number of people.

Terrorists on motorcycles wielding AK-47 rifles stormed the neighborhood.

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According to reports, the terrorists attacked the Ukuru market, forcing traders and customers to flee as gunshots rang out.

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They then invaded the residential area, killing anyone they came across and setting fire to houses.

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Mohammed Sani Idris, the Niger Commissioner for Information, confirmed the attack, but did not specify who was killed.

He also claimed that the terrorists set fire to a number of homes and vehicles.

Terrorists who attacked the community, according to Idris, were fleeing military operations in Kaduna, Zamfara, Kebbi, and Sokoto states.

“The terrorists don’t want to kidnap a large number of people because it will make it difficult for them to flee,” he explained.

He did, however, reiterate the ’s determination to put a stop to the terrorists’ activities in the state.

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