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Metro Fresh Crisis: Over 60 Unknown Gunmen Wreck Havoc, Terror in Taraba Villages



An attack by unknown gunmen in Nbishu and Wumban villages in Wukari LGA of Taraba state during the weekend left at least 20 people dead, about 85 injured and 50 houses burnt to the ground.

A witness said that the unidentified gunmen numbering over 60 invaded the two villages about 3:25am on Friday and Sunday mornings and engaged in shooting and burning of houses, killing over 20 people.

He also stressed that two dispensaries and two churches were also razed down by the attackers.

Spokesman of the state police command, ASP Joseph Kwaji, however said only 13 people were killed by the attackers who were said to have come from Ibi and Bantaji in Wukari local government area of the state.

He according to #Leadership noted that the command had drafted its men to the affected villages to calm down the ugly situation while investigation in the matter continued.



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