Bandits kill 7 in fresh attack in Niger State

An attack launched by bandits in Yangalu Community in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State, has left 7 people dead. 

Daily Trust reports that the bandits invaded the community in large numbers on motorcycles and shot sporadically to scare away the people.

Eyewitnesses alleged that the bandits destroyed properties and foodstuff before leaving the community. 

Chairman of Magama Local Government Council, Sufiyanu Yahaya who visited the community to commiserate with the people in the wake of the attack, assured them that measures will be taken to improve the security situation in the area.