The Safety Joint Job Power stationed in Erena city of Shiroro native authorities of Niger state has repelled an armed bandits invasion in town, following hours of fierce gunfire change.
The bandits stormed Erena at about 4am Tuesday morning in massive numbers, to wreak havoc on folks of the realm.
However, the joint safety pressure, DAILY POST gathered and repelled the bandits from having their approach as they engaged them in a gun battle.
Eyewitness accounts mentioned the safety forces based mostly in Erena put up an excellent battle and stopped the bandits from gaining entrance into the realm.
Confirming the event, the Co-Convener of Shiroro Youths Discussion board, Bello Ibrahim mentioned terrorists of their massive numbers stormed Erena city in an try to unleash havoc on the realm.
He defined that, nevertheless, the bandits met sturdy resistance from the Safety Joint Job Power, comprising typical safety and native vigilantes, stationed at Day Secondary College, Erena.
“Sure, I can verify to you that within the early hours of right now, terrorists of their massive numbers stormed Erena city in an try to unleash havoc on defenceless, peaceable and unsuspecting locals”
“They had been engaged in a fierce gun battle which lasted for hours and consequently, the criminals couldn’t achieve entry to the city. There have been sporadic gunshots as sounds of gunshots could possibly be heard from all around the locations”.
On the variety of casualties, Ibrahim defined that the figures from each side couldn’t be ascertained as the realm has been cordoned off by the safety forces.
“However, a car belonging to the gallant safety males was seen to have been burnt. On the entire, the lethal assault was efficiently repelled. Kudos to our gallant forces and native vigilantes for this heroic outing, ” he additional added.
Nonetheless, efforts to get a Police response failed because the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Abiodun Wasiu couldn’t be reached.