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Bandits kill 7 farmers in Niger state
Bandits believed to be Herdsmen reportedly have slain 7 farmers in Niger State within the Babban Rami community in Mashegu local government area, north-central Nigeria.
The agriculturists were said to be assaulted at their different farms while attempting to transmit their produce home.
Based on a community source who told reporters said, the bandits, furnished with complex weapons, raided and open fire on the farmers.
We understand that the invasion by the raiders in the Babban Rami community is the first in the history of the area.
Meanwhile, in a separate report gunmen reportedly had whisked aid worker of the United Nations in Borno State.
The victim is said to be a Senior Protection Assistant with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
He was kidnapped by disguised insurgents suspected to be members of the rampaging Boko Haram sect with military uniform.
He was taken along Damaturu-Maiduguri road alongside other passengers who were later freed based on their poor financial state.
The terrorists attacked the commenter commuters near Matari village between Minok to Jakana highway.