Bauchi—There was commotion in Bauchi State, yesterday, when gunmen launched an attack on a filling station near Federal Low-Cost Housing Estate in Bauchi metropolis, killing a member of a vigilante group and injuring three policemen.
It was gathered that two vigilante men were guarding the filling station when the armed bandits launched the attack. One escape unhurt.
Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ladan, who confirmed the incident, told newsmen that the policemen were injured during a gun battle with the bandits.
He said: “The hoodlums attacked the filling station, where they killed the vigilante.
“Three policemen sustained minor injuries in the encounter.”