Gunmen Kill Nine In Bauchi Attack 4 years ago 3

No fewer than  nine persons  were killed on Sunday in Zango area of Bauchi metropolis following an attack carried out  in the area by gunmen.

Seven others were  injured in the midnight raid.

An eyewitness said  five people died on the spot and four died at the  Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital Bauchi while receiving treatment.

It was gathered that the victims  were under  a tree playing draught  when the three gunmen arrived   on tricycle popularly called  Keke NAPEP and opened fire on them.

The sporadic gunshots sent residents scampering for safety.

Meanwhile, the Bauchi state Governor, Mallam   Isa Yuguda, has described the attack as barbaric and inhuman.

In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor, Mr. Micheal Adeyemi, the governor described  the  attack as an act of terrorism which his administration and other governments in the country are fighting to eradicate.

The governor, while   condoling with  the families of all those who lost their loved ones in the dastardly act, prayed God to give them all the fortitude to bear the irreparable lose.

He called on them to take solace in God the giver and taker of lives and also wished all those that were injured quick recovery.

Yuguda, who described the assailants as terrorists, assured the people that the government would do everything humanly possible to track them down and bring them to book.

He said, “There is no way we will allow criminals and terrorists to continue to live among us, terrorizing innocent people, we must join hands to stop these barbarians.” Home Page

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