14 killed as unknown gunmen storm community in Niger

Niger Police Command confirmed the killing of 14 persons by armed unknown gunmen at Ukuru village of Mariga Local Government Area of the state.

ASP Wasiu Abiodun, the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), made this known in a statement on Wednesday.

Abiodun, said on August 12, at about 15:30 hours, information revealed that suspected unknown armed gunmen invaded Ukuru village in Mariga Local Government Area and were shooting indiscriminately and several cattle were rustling away.

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He said that as a result of the incident, about 14 people lost their lives, and 5 five others sustained various degrees of injuries.

The injured victims were taken to Mariga General hospital for treatment.

Abiodun explained that already Policemen and local vigilante have been mobilized to the area and normalcy has been restored.

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