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Angry Youths Set Niger Police Station Ablaze Over Killing Of Catholic Priest

The Divisional Police Station in Kafin-Koro in the Paikoro local government area of Niger state has been set ablaze by angry youths protesting the burning to death of Catholic Reverend Isaa Achi by terorrists.

The angry youths reportedly mobilized themselves around 9 am on Tuesday, armed with dangerous weapons and started chanting war songs across the streets of the town before heading to the Police Station where they set it ablaze.

As at the time of filing this report, it was unclear if there were casualties.

Meanwhile, Police reinforcement teams led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations have been dispatched to the area to restore normalcy to the Communities.

Recall that on Sunday, terrorists invaded the residence of Dean and Parish Priest of Saint Peters and  Catholic Church, Kafin-Koro  Reverend Isaac Achi, killed and set his body on fire.

His Colleague, Father Collins was also shot while trying to escape from the burning house but was rescued by the Police and rushed to the hospital, where he is being treated.

Achi was the CAN Coordinator of the local government.

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