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Bandits kill two, abduct 7 in Niger community



Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Monday killed two people and abducted seven others in Gulu village, Lapai local government area of Niger State.

The spokesman for the state police command, Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday in Minna.

He added that the two victims were shot dead by the bandits at Gulu General Hospital quarters in the area.

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According to him, a medical doctor was among the people abducted from the quarters.

“The gunmen later abandoned a female victim with her two-year-old baby,” Abiodun stated.

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