Gunmen attack Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State on Thursday, killing four people and three others sustained injuries
According to Punch, “information gathered from local sources including vigilantes that when the suspected bandits attacked Tudun Wadan Jada formerly known as Jimari Jauro-Bano, to abduct residents, an alarm was raised.”
“The youths from the village and surrounding villages were said to immediately mobilise themselves and resisted them and they were unable to go with the abducted people”
The gunmen seeing that their mission was being interrupted by the community, started shooting in the process four people were killed and three were injured.
According to reports “The attackers arrived in the community around 11:45 pm on Thursday.
“They came on motorcycles and when people raised the alarm they started shooting sporadically and fled to the bush. Unfortunately, four people were killed in the process.”
He said, “those injured were rushed to an undisclosed hospital in Gombe state which borders Bauchi.”
The Chairman of the LGA, Yusuf Garba, confirmed the attack at Bauch, he ensured the people that the government will investigate the situation and come up with a concrete solution to protect the people of Bauch.