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Three Killed, 28 Kidnapped As Terrorists Attack Niger Villages



Bandit terrorists have killed three and kidnapped twenty-eight persons during an invasion of Farin-Shinge, Kulho, Jigawa, Dogo Fadama communities of Mashegu Local Government Area, Niger State.

Naija News gathered that the terrorists invaded the communities between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, shooting sporadically into the air to scare the residents.

It was learned that the attack started in Farin-Shinge community a few minutes to the Jummat prayers on Friday with eight people kidnapped and whisked away from the area.

Also, Jigawa, Dogo Fadama and surrounding communities were under siege by the terrorists with two people killed while four others abducted.

The terrorists were said to have also moved from house to house, stealing some household properties and rustling a lot of cattles.

According to a resident in the area, the gunmen stormed the area unaware and vigilantes in the area were unable to confront them.

However, the terrorists have demanded seven 50 litres kegs of petrol, packs of Viju Milk and other drinks as a ransom for the abductees from the Farin-Shinge community.