Some persons suspected to be bandits stormed and attacked Gurmana Ward in the Shiroro local government area of Niger state.
According to reports,15 people are suspected to have drowned in River Kaduna as they tried to escape from the bandits’ attack.
According to a source, the bandits were armed with sophisticated weapons and were shooting sporadically when they entered the community.
It was said that they suspected a mob of people who are suspected to be bandits as they shot sporadically into the air in the village.
“Right now, we don’t know how many drowned. we are suspecting the bandits are still around. We cannot confirm the number of casualties now.”
The Co-convener, Concerned Shiroro Youths, Sani Abubakar Kokki attested to the attack as they came into the community with heavy sophisticated weapons.