Gun­men kill 1, snatch 3 buses in Bauchi

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Ahmed Mo­hammed, Bauchi

About 20 gun­men Tues­day stormed Soro town in Gan­juwa LGA of Bauchi State, killing one per­son and snatch­ing three ve­hi­cles.

The state spokesman, DSP Haruna Mo­hammed, said the stolen ve­hi­cles in­cluded a white Hilux van with reg­is­tra­tion num­ber 206 UN 139, be­long­ing to the United Na­tions, a white Toy­ota Hilux be­long­ing to Bauchi State Tele­vi­sion (BATV), while own­er­ship of the third one is still un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

DSP Haruna said sus­pects fired spo­rad­i­cally dur­ing the oper­a­tion and a stray bul­let hit one Bose Bappa Kari who died at the hospi­tal while re­ceiv­ing treat­ment. He said po­lice had been de­ployed to the area and neigh­bour­ing towns to track down the flee­ing sus­pects.

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