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Niger: Security operatives recover 390 animals, kill scores of bandits

The Niger State Government said at least 390 animals rustled by bandits have been recovered by joint security operatives led by 31 Artillery Brigade Commander at Chikammub, Mahoro in Gulbin Boka District of Mariga Local Government Area of the state.

Making the disclosure while briefing journalists in Minna on security situation of the state, the Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Internal Security, Mr Emmanuel Bagna Umar, said the recovery comprised 317 cows and 73 sheep, respectively.

Umar stated that the animals recovered from two locations of Mariga communities are currently kept in Kontagora town.

He also revealed that scores of bandits were killed during the serious gun battle with the security operatives of which some of the criminals fled with bullet wounds.

Chinweuba Anyaragbuhttps://cdanewsonline.com
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