Gunmen kill one, snatch 3 vehicles in Bauchi

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BY SUZAN EDEH

BAUCHI— one person was killed while three vehicles were snatched by gunmen in an attack in Soro village of Ganjuwa Local Government Area of Bauchi State

According to a statement issued by the Bauchi State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in Bauchi, the incident happened yesterday night.

According to the statement, the gunmen numbering about 20 attacked Soro town and snatched three vehicles including a white Hilux van with number plate 206 UN 139 belonging to the United Nations.

A white Toyota Hilux belonging to Bauchi State television, with number plate 04C 04 BA and one other yet-to-be identified vehicle were stolen at gunpoint.

It stated that the suspects fired sporadically in a bid to escape and a stray bullet hit one Bose Bappa of Tudun Wada of Soro town who later died in the hospital.

Meanwhile, the entire surroundings and adjourning towns have been cordoned off by combined security forces and efforts are being intensified to get the fleeing suspects arrested.

 

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