From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi
Gunmen yesterday killed two policemen at a Chinese company, Magama Gumau, in Toro local government area of Bauchi state.
It was gathered the gunmen attacked the Chinese company, and killed two policemen on guard and took away their rifles.
A source, who is a resident of Magama Gumau, who doesn’t want his name in print, said, “There were attacks on a Chinese company that left two police officers killed and the suspected gunmen left with their arms “ he said.
A security source revealed that “after they shot their victims to death, the suspects took away their guns and escaped to an unknown destination”.
The Bauchi state Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Mohammed Haruna confirmed the incident. Saying, “I heard of it, but I am yet to get the details. As soon as I do so, I will let you know about the true situation and any other development.
An eyewitness, who is a resident at Magama Gumau, Malam Dauda Yake told our correspondent that, with the increase of insecurity in the area, people no longer sleep with their eyes closed and expressed the fear that after the gunmen finish killing security personnel in the area their next target will be civilians.
He therefore, called on both state and federal government to come to their rescue, to avoid replica of the Maiduguri’s current insurgency crisis.
It could be recalled that the state recorded three attacks on security personnel and their camps, which killed over six military and police personnel.