Gunmen Kill 15 in Niger

AT least 15 people have been reportedly killed in a village in Niger State.

The unfortunate incident occurred in Beri town in the Bobi district of Mariga Local Government of the State on Monday.

Reports say a mobile policeman was also killed on the same day by gunmen in the town.

It was gathered that the Beri Police Station was burnt by the bandits with several people reported to have been injured during the stampede that accompanied the arson on the police station.

Another set of bandits stormed the Garin- Gabas on the same day during which they faced stiff opposition from the youths of the town,

The number of casualties on both sides could not be immediately ascertained.

Also on Monday, some bandits raided Ungwan Bako in the Kotonkoro district of Mariga Local Government Area abducting many people mostly women and children.

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