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Bauchi: 3 Killed By Gunmen

Three people have been reported killed by gunmen in Pyakman village near Tafawa Balewa Local Government  Area of Bauchi State. Mr Ikechukwu  Ayo Aduba, Bauchi State Police Commissioner confirmed the incident, saying that investigations are going on.

Mr  Bukata Zhadi, the Secretary of Sayawa Elders Council, told newsmen in Bauchi that the gunmen were suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. Zhadi said the victims went to see their lands when they were attacked and had their eyes plucked with gunshots and machete cuts on their bodies.

The incident was reported to the police in  Tafawa Balewa who in company of soldiers went and removed the corpses from the bush and deposited them at the Tafawa Balewa General Hospital.

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