Not more than three people have have been killed in an ongoing attack by the Fulani herds men in Kabo Village, in the area of Gurara Local Government of Niger State
a realizable source from SaharaReporters reliably gathered the suspected terrorists arrived in the community in large numbers on Monday afternoon, shooting sporadically in different directions.
Majority of the residents of the village were said to have been hit by stray bullets while fleeing into nearby bushes and villages to seek cover and safety.
One of the resident of the town told SaharaReporters that the casualty figure is expected to increase further before the day runs out , adding that the herdsmen were still operating in the village as he speaks,
“They (Fulani herdsmen) arrived this afternoon and started shooting at houses and anyone in sight.
“As we speak, three people have been killed. There will likely be more deaths at the end of the day because a lot of people were hit by bullets while running out of the village. The attackers are still shooting in the community.
“I ran into the bush with some other people in the village immediately we heard the sound of gunshots,” the resident named Kulus said.
When contacted by our media representatives person over the development, the spokesperson for the police in Niger State, Mr Wasiu Abiodun, promised to get back to us with details and updates on the situation but as at the time of filing this report nothing has reached us.
On March 17, 2022, unidentified armed men killed a police officer during an attack on Bangi Divisional Headquarters in the Mariga Local Government Area of Kogi state.
A day before that incident, terrorist killed four police officers including a divisional police officer, Muhammad Umar, and four vigilantes in the Magama council area of the state.