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Terrorists have killed four persons in Gwada community in Shiroro local government area of Niger State.

The Nation learnt residents had received information from the terrorists that they would invade the community earlier.

The terrorists attacked on Saturday evening when Muslims were breaking Ramadan fasting.

The attack occurred for about four hours and led to the abduction of two persons.

One of them is a businesswoman whose shop was looted and son of one of the officials of the North-South Power Company.

Spokesperson of the Coalition of Shiroro Association, Barrister Salisu Mohammed Sabo, confirmed the incident.

He said they began the attack from the Tatila junction that joined Gwada community with other communities.

He said that Gwada and Kuta were among the communities that terrorists had not attacked by terrorists.

“With this attack, it means that only Kuta has not been attacked in Shiroro. Gwada is very tensed and people are considering moving to Kuta as an alternative,” he said.

Vice chairman of the Council, Isyaku Bawa, confirmed the incident saying that security agents have been mobilised to the scene.

Niger Police spokesman, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who confirmed the incident said details of the incident are still sketchy..

” On 16/04/2022 at about 1900hrs, information was received that armed bandits attacked Kadna village via Gwada, Shiroro local government area.

“Police tactical team and other security agencies with vigilante were mobilized to the area and the hoodlums were repelled,” he stated.

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