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Bandits reportedly kill three in Niger community

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Bandits reportedly killed three persons and abducted three others at Kuta town in the Shiroro local government area of Niger State on Monday.

The abducted victims include a woman and her daughter-in-law.

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Residents told journalists that the attackers also blocked the highway at Egwa village and went away with cows and other livestock from the community.

The attack came just 24 hours after gunmen killed the councillor of Allawa ward in the Shiroro LGA.

However, the state police command has not confirmed the attack.

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