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Policeman Killed, Station

| November 13, 2012 More

A policeman was killed yesterday while another was injured by unknown gunmen who attacked a police station  in Itas Gadau Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

It was gathered that the police station was later burnt by the gunmen after the attack.

When contacted, the State Police Commissioner, Mohammed Ladan,  confirmed promising the attack to give details later.

A source who spoke to our correspondent on condition of anonymity, said the gunmen attacked a temporary police station in Itas Gadau, adding that they came to look for arms and ammunitions but did not  succeed as they were not able to get any.

In a similar development, a civilian was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Zango area, a suburb of Bauchi metropolis.

Our correspondent gathered that the civilian was attacked along a lonely road in the area, Sunday night.

A security source who confirmed the attack, attributed the killing to ethno religious crisis that has been occurring in Tafawa Balewa Local Government and Zango village in the state.

Category: Bauchi State News

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