Bandits Kill One, attacked a military base in the Zazzaga community, Munya Local Government Area of Niger State.
A civilian by name Jacob Aluta lost his life while bandits made away with military vehicle during the attack.
This incident took place around 4:00 pm on Wednesday.
Eyewitnesses also said the gunmen numbering about one hundred, came riding on motorcycles
as they stormed the area, shooting sporadically at the camp.
The camp razed with some military vehicles engulf in the fire during the attack.
Although the soldiers were able to repel the attack, their properties were burnt by the bandits.
A youth leader in the area, Usman Babangida told Channels Television that there was an exchange of fire between the military and the bandits which lasted for over an hour.
“However they lost some of their men to bullets from the military although they made away with their corps,” Babangida said.
The military set the camp up in 2017 following incessant attacks in the area.
The latest attack on the military comes barely two weeks after bandits killed five soldiers, personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and a civilian in an attack in a military base located at Bassa community in Shiroro local government area if the state.
Ten persons taken hostage with seven motorcycles stolen and military vehicles burnt down in the attack carried out weeks ago.
In these communities including Allawa, Manta, Gurmana, Bassa and Kokki all in Shiroro council.
Bandits Kill One
By Onome F.E