Gunmen kill six farmers in Taraba communities


Gunmen have attacked various communities in Taraba State, leaving six people dead, scores wounded with hundreds displaced.

Rural Post learned many people were on the farm when the attack happened and they immediately fled to Bali town.

The attack on Utsua Daa village in Takalafia ward happened around 10 am and two persons were killed, while that of Baafada in Gazabu and Mambilla road happened around 2 pm claiming the lives of four persons.

Also, One person is missing and several people were wounded and houses were set ablaze.

Some of those wounded are receiving treatment at Santa Maria Catholic hospital in Bali it was gathered.

Taraba State police command spokesman, DSP. David Misal, when contacted, said three people were killed in the attack on villages around Gazabu and Utsua Daa.

He added that some people were said to be missing, but that relative peace had been restored in the area

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