Bello in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel-Berje, in Minna on Friday assured communities of Bassa, Zumba and others in Shiroro and Munya local government areas under siege by bandits that the joint military task force bases in the area have not been deserted.
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The entire military camp was razed by the bandits who invaded the base at about 2am when soldiers had just returned from patrol.
The attack, which was confirmed by the Co-convener of Concerned Shiroro Youths, Sani Abubakar Kokki, was carried out out at about 5am.
Our correspondent gathered that the figure of killed persons rose from 15 when the attack was first reported earlier in the week as the bandits attacked more villages