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Insecurity: Village head killed, three others abducted as terrorists launch fresh attack in Niger

Terrorists have killed the village head of Mulo Community in Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State, Mallam Usman Garba.

According to reports, the armed men invaded the community on Thursday, December 22, 2022, and abducted four people, including the village head.

Garba was gathered to have been murdered some distance from the village.

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His body was left behind while the terrorists went with the three others.

The Niger Commissioner of Internal Security, Emmanuel Umar, confirmed the incident during a security briefing on Friday.

He said: “There is improvement in the security situation in the state.

“There has been a reduction in attacks but we are aware that the threat is still there and still exists.

“Of recent, we have seen attacks in the fringes of Mashegu, Mariga, and Kontagora.”

He urged residents to call 07031964389 to report any security threats.

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