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Bandits attack Niger State kill three, injure 50



Gunmen have reportedly launched attack on Grumana, a community in Shiroro local government area of Niger State killing three people and injured over 50 others.
Confirming the attack, chairman of Shiroro Local government, Alhaji Suleiman Chukuba, said the assailants  stormed the area on more than 100 motorcycles and carry out the audacious attack and rustled about 300 cows belonging to a Fulani man.
 “I can’t ascertain the actual number of the bandits but my people said they came in about 100 motorcycles and they were three on each motorcycle.
 “As I speak to you,  about 15 people have been taken to hospital in Minna for treatment. The people injured are so many but these were the ones that we were able retrieve so far,” he said.
Five vigilante operatives, according to Daily Trust, were among those injured.
 “I have equally notified the security agents on this latest attack, what we saw today is like a war, the situation is horrible,” he added.
“The Management of the General Hospital in Minna led by Chief Medical Director, Dr.Ma’ali Ishak, are on ground to attend to those who sustained injuries on bandits attack,” he added.
The attack is coming less than a week after the Nigeria Police in a speacial operation claimed killing about 250 bandits in Kuduru forest in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State.