• June 15, 2021

Bandits Attack Military Base In Niger State, Kill One, Raze Military Camp


By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Bandits on Wednesday attacked a military base in Zazzaga community, Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, killing one civilian identified as Jacob Auta and stealing a military vehicle

According to eyewitness accounts, the gunmen numbering about one hundred stormed the camp with guns blazing and burnt some military vehicles in the camp which was established in 2017 consequent to incessant attacks in the area.

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A youth leader in the area, Usman Babangida confirmed to Channels Television that there was an exchange of fire between the military and the bandits which lasted for over an hour, with the bandits suffering heavy casualties whose remains were taken away.

Wednesday’s  attack on the military comes few weeks after bandits killed five soldiers, personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and a civilian in an attack in a military base located at Bassa community in Shiroro local government area if the state.


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