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Bandits reportedly kill three, abduct several others in Niger communities

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Bandits reportedly killed three people during an attack on two communities in Niger State Thursday evening.

Several people including a community leader were also abducted in the attack on Daza community in Munya Local Government Area and Rumache Madalla in Shiroro LGA.

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Residents told journalists the heavily-armed bandits stormed the communities in large numbers and started shooting in various directions.

The criminals also looted shops during the attack.

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