The PRO of the Niger state Police Command, Abiodun Wasiu has confirmed the death of a Nigeria Security & Civil Defence Corps commander, who died after his vehicle ran into explosives planted by Bandits.
Recall that the unfortunate incident occurred around Shiroro Local Government area of Niger State.
Security Focus gathered that the NSDC commander, Mohammed Ibrahim and three others lost their lives.
He said, “The Niger State Police Command wishes to confirm that on 21/02/2022 at about 0100hrs, armed bandits/terrorists attacked Galadima-Kogo village, Shiroro LGA killing about six persons and set some houses ablaze.”
“However, joint tactical teams comprised of the Military, Police, NSCDC and Vigilantes were mobilised to the scene, and unfortunately while on their way, a truck with NSCDC personnel ran into an Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) planted by bandits/insurgents along the routes and exploded.”
“Consequently, as a result of the IED explosion, four NSCDC personnel lost their lives, while the driver sustained serious injuries and presently receiving treatment in a hospital, in Minna.”