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Bandits Kill Housewives And Others, Set Houses On Fire In Taraba

Posted by Amarachi on Wed 10th Nov, 2021 - tori.ng

It was alleged that the bandits attacked the two villages in retaliation for the killing of some kidnappers by vigilantes in the area a few weeks ago.

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15 persons including three housewives were reportedly killed as suspected bandits attacked Jab Jab and Binnari and villages in Karim Lamido Local Government Area of Taraba State at about 4am on Wednesday, November 10.

The villagers were said to have attempted to fight back but the bandits who reportedly numbered over 50, overpowered them.

It was alleged that the bandits attacked the two villages in retaliation for the killing of some kidnappers by vigilantes in the area a few weeks ago.

Seven bandits were killed during the encounter and the bandits who survived the attack escaped with the corpses of their gang members.

The gunmen who carried out a retaliatory attack, reportedly killed many people and set houses ablaze. Residents lamented the absence of security operatives.

An eyewitness who revealed that the village head of Binnari and some local guards were killed by bandits early this year, told the publication;

”As l speak to you, there are no policemen or soldiers in Binnari but we are told that soldiers are on their way to the area."


The state police spokesperson, Usman Abdullahi  confirmed the attack but said officers had been deployed in the area.

Abdullahi said;

“The police are now on ground and are making effort to restore normally and we  have no casualty figure for now."

 



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