You are currently viewing 16 Drowned While Trying to Escape Terrorists’ Attacks in Niger
Via Daily Post

16 Drowned While Trying to Escape Terrorists’ Attacks in Niger

Sixteen persons, including women and children, have drowned, while attempting to escape terrorists ravaging communities in Munya local government area of Niger state.

They died aboard a boat which capsized in river Shiroro on Wednesday.

RELATED: Govs Say Growing Insecurity Raises Question On Capability to Rule

They were relocating from Shatiya to Zumba in Shiroro local government area after they were alerted of movement of over 200 terrorists to the community.

Others in the capsized boat were rescued, but the emergency workers were forced to abandon the bodies of the 16 recovered, when they heard that the terrorists were closing in on the area.

READ NEXT: El-Rufai Accuses the Military of Failing to Act On Intelligence on Terrorists

Leave a Reply