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JUST IN; Nine Security operatives killed by gunmen in Coordinated ambush

JUST IN; Nine Security operatives killed by gunmen in Coordinated ambush

No fewer than nine members of a local vigilante group popularly known as Yan Ba Beli have been killed by unknown gunmen in Gamji village in Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

The vigilante members were reportedly killed last Sunday while lying in ambush in the forest for the bandits terrorizing Ningi communities.

A member of the local vigilantes in the area, who spoke in confidence, disclosed that the bandits who had laid a well-coordinated ambush in the forest, opened fire and overpowered them, killing nine of them instantly and injuring others.

The Caretaker Chairman of Ningi LGA, Hon. Ibrahim Zubairu Mato, also confirmed the incident.


He assured that the government would continue to do everything possible to protect innocent lives and properties in the area.

When contacted, the spokesman of the State Police Command, SP Ahmed Wakil did not respond to messages and calls put across to him as of the time of filing this report.

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