No fewer than sixteen persons reportedly killed by terrorist in different communities in Taraba State.

Terrorist have killed sixteen persons in different communities in Taraba State.

Homepage News channel gathered that the terrorists stormed the communities in large numbers this weekend and abducted several persons.

The Communities that was by the terrorists are Gidado and Garinkuka villages in Gunduma district of Mutum-Biyu chiefdom in Gassol Local Government Area.

Confirming the attack, a staff of the local government, who gave his name as Abdullahi Chul, said the attackers who invaded the communities in their numbers, accessed the villages with motorbikes.

Chul said the attackers, on arriving in the communities, were shooting sporadically, adding that several other persons escaped with gunshot injuries.

Few weeks ago, bandits, it would be recalled, blocked roads in the council where a truck driver was killed and travellers in their numbers abducted.

Also confirming the report, the Police Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Usman, admitted that there was an attack on the council.

He told our correspondent that the command was on top of the situation, as efforts to get at the bandits were in motion.

Homepage News..

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