Shell Nigeria Yudala
Boko Haram storms Bauchi

By News Express on 30/03/2015

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 2,368


Gunmen this morning stormed Tafawa Balewa town in Bauchi State, in a convoy of 18 Hilux vehicles and started firing sporadically in different directions. The attack took place at about 07:30 a.m., DSP Haruna Mohammed, Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Police Command, said.

While DSP Mohammed described the gunmen as “unknown,” indications are that they are members of the Boko Haram terrorist group. Boko Haram has repeatedly attacked Tafawa Balewa.

According to DSP Mohammed, “Joint Police and local vigilante group in the town who got wind of the approaching hoodlums engaged them into a fierce gun battle which forced them to abandon four Hilux vehicles mounted with anti-aircraft machine guns and retreated back towards Bununu after sustaining heavy casualties.

“However, rampaging youth in the town numbering over 3,000 burnt down four corpses of the attackers and the recovered Hilux vehicles. Two empty shells of 12.7mm ammunition of AA were recovered at the scene.

“Meanwhile, same hoodlums went back to Jitar village in Bauchi LGA and killed three male vigilante members of Jitar village.

“Police detectives attached to Township Division visited the scene and evacuated the victims to the ATBU Teaching Hospital Bauchi for postmortem examination. The entire surrounding has been cordoned off by combined security forces and intensive patrol is ongoing to flush out fleeing miscreants.”

•Photo shows a burning vehicle after a terrorist attack.

Source News Express

Posted 30/03/2015 12:48:18 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
‘Nyako to be tried for treason after impeachment’...

OPC, others banned from polling stations in Osun...

Tinubu urges Nigerians to be patient with Buhari’s...

Man docked for N300m land scam

FG shops for new ideas, strategies to boost...

South African Ruling Party accuses U.S. of plotting...

Expect cloudy weather today, and thundery activities: NiMET...

Another APC secretariat bombed in Rivers

APC reassures Ondo governorship aspirants, says no imposition...

Teacher opens fire on colleagues, kills 6

Rivers APC calls for Wike’s trial •Accuses him,...

APC throws weight behind Rivers’ new Chief Judge...

 

Latest News Niger Delta militants threaten protests over delayed stipends Oil company chief declared wanted over $26m FOREX fraud Traditional ruler suspended for rape Cocaine with Lionel Messi branding seized by police Troops destroy Boko Haram’s bomb factory, rescue women, children Protests against us in Nigeria sponsored, says Amnesty International Reps declare Kaduna Airport insecure, unsafe Umahi raises committee to end communal clash between Abakaliki, Ikwo communities El-Rufai to commission 50 million litres Zaria water project Oyegun commends Speaker Dogara for standing behind FG, APC Ile-Ife Crisis: Rights group condemns Buhari, Aregbesola, Police over one-sided arrests Pension Scam: APC’s show of knavery, By Tony Ademiluyi

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (234,466 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (213,033 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (177,160 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (161,847 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (150,476 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (133,052 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (116,414 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (115,562 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (103,130 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (98,663 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (93,278 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (93,220 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (27) Business (2,495) Business Verdict (14) Columnists (655) Complaints & Requests (82) Enterprise & Opportunities (142) Entertainment (292) Features (407) Global Business Monitor (143) International (1,308) Interviews (116) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (48) News (22,656) Opinion (662) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,624) Religion (490) Sports (1,244) Stock Watch (15) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

JAMB Sale of 2016/2017 UTME/DE applications

 

CBN Advert

 

Mohammed Anas thanks 'wife and girlfriend' (full interview)

 

APO Newsbreak logo

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!