An early morning bandit attack in Erena in Shiroro local government area of Niger state has left two people dead and about 2,000 cattle stolen.
Many people were injured in the attack where over 100 bandits were said to have invaded Erena and its environs shooting sporadically and brandishing dangerous weapons.
The attack occurred at about 7 am on Sunday morning.
During the attack, most of the villagers ran into the bush for safety and after the attack, they headed to Gwada to take refuge at the IDP camp in Gwada. This development has increased the number of Internally Displaced Persons from Shiroro Local Government Area in Niger state.