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Terrorists kill five, abduct 50 in Niger community

Terrorists have killed a six-month pregnant woman and four others in Agwa community in Rafi local government area of Niger State.The terrorists also abducted 50 people while several others were injured.

It was learnt the terrorists invaded Agwa village in Rafi local government area, shooting sporadically but their attack was cut short by military on aerial patrol who engaged them in gunfire.

Unable to bear the fierce aerial battle, the terrorists took to their heels but not without abducting 50 people which include mostly women and children.

The people in the community expressed fear over their safety during the upcoming Governorship and House of elections which would take place on Saturday.

Niger Commissioner for Internal Security and Humanitarian Affairs, Emmanuel Umar, who confirmed the incident said that the real number of casualties is yet to be ascertained.


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