Three people shot dead, several others kidnapped as gunnmen invade community
Three people, including a village head, have been killed and 70 others abducted in six communities in Munya and Paikoro local government areas of Niger State.
It was learnt the Village head of Beni was among those killed while the son of the village head of Kwagana was also killed with one other in Adunu community in Paikoro local government area.
According to a member of the Adunu community in Paikoro, John Lazarus, the terrorists began the attacks around 8 am on Tuesday and held the communities hostage till 3 pm.
He said that people had to stay in the bush all through the night in fear of another launch of attacks by the terrorists.
Calling on the government and security agencies to come to their aid, Lazarus said the attacks have been sustained in the past three months and the government seems not to be doing anything about it.
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