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Military camp suffer terrorists attack in Niger state

 Military camp suffer terrorists attack in Niger state

The camp is located in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State.

According to a Channels TV report, one civilian identified as Jacob Auta was killed and a military vehicle was stolen during the attack.

Some others were burnt.

Witnesses said scores of gunmen on motorcycles stormed the area around 4p.m , shooting sporadically at the camp.

Although the soldiers were able to repel the attack, their properties were burnt by the bandits.

The camp was set up by the military in 2017 following incessant attacks in the area.

This was the ssecond attack against the military in Niger state.

Two weeks ago, the terrorists killed four soldiers and personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

A civilian was also killed during the attack on the military base at Bassa communities in Shiroro.

Ten persons were kidnapped with seven motorcycles stolen and military vehicles burnt down in the attack carried out in Allawa, Manta, Gurmana, Bassa and Kokki all in Shiroro.

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