Bandits sustain attacks on Shiroro LG of Niger State

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Bandits operating in Niger State, North-Central, Nigeria, sustained their attacks on Shiroro Local Government Area of the State on Thursday.

The attacks, which started on Sunday, has led to several deaths and injuries. Also, about eight villages are said to have been sacked with more than a thousand people displaced.

According to reports, several people killed in the renewed attacks on Thursday, while the injured are said to be receiving treatment in different hospitals.

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The state police command spokesman, Muhammad Abubaka, who confirmed the attacks, said from police records, 12 people have been confirmed killed.

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