Bandits invade police station, kill 3 officers and allegedly kidnap others in Niger

Suspected bandits have killed three police officers and allegedly abducted an unspecified number of others after raiding the Ishau police station in the Paikoro Local Government Area of the state on Thursday, February 3.

 

The assailants also attacked 11 communities in the Kafin-koro area, which include Zubakpere, Kuna, Aboloso, Kudami, Dakolon Daji, Nugwazi, Amale, Adunu, Ishau, and parts of Beni.

 

Reports say that in six of the communities, the gunmen kidnapped many people including a village head and four of his children as well as five women.

 

The state police command is yet to comment on the incident.