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Published On: Wed, Dec 15th, 2021

Gunmen Attacked A Rural Village In Nigeria Killing 16 Worshippers At A Mosque And Kidnapping Others

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A Nigerian official said that gunmen attacked a rural village in the country’s north, killing 16 worshippers at a mosque and kidnapping others

Gunmen attacked a rural village in northern Nigeria, killing 16 worshippers at a mosque and kidnapping others, said a local official.

Alhassan Isah Mazakuka  the local Government’s chairman said in a statement that, Dozens of the assailants arrived on motorcycles and rampaged through the village, killing people praying at the mosque and looting.

“Those people (the gunmen) are dangerous, they killed 16 and kidnapped many of our people.  Adding that they don’t even know the number they kidnapped because they are uncountable.”

Nigerian police confirmed the incident but said only nine residents were killed and further stated that, The police have in the past been accused of downplaying casualty figures in such attacks.

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