3 Policemen Killed By Gunmen In Yobe

Gunmen on Friday attacked the Divisional Police Station in Buni Yadi, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe and killed three policemen.

Lt. Eli Lazarus, spokesman of the Joint Task Force security outfit in Yobe, confirmed the killings in a statement in Damaturu.

The statement said, “in the early hours of today, gunmen attacked the Divisional Police Station at Buni Yadi and three policemen were killed with some arms carted away.”

He said the JTF drafted its personnel to the area to beef up security to forestall further attacks in the area.

Fika, Gashua and Buni Yadi, the headquarters of Fika, Bade and Gujba local government councils, respectively, had in the week suffered attacks from gunmen. [NAN]


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