Bandits Kill 10 Farmers In Taraba

10 farmers who were indigenesn of Nyicwu village in the Yangtu Development Area of Takum Lindigenesnment Area, Taraba state, were on Friday killed in a surprise attack by suspected armed bandits.

The farmers were said to be working on their farms when the bandits strucked.

Meanwhile, the Taraba State Police Command has vowed to fish out and prosecute those involved in the alleged attack.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Usman, who confirmed the incident, said the assailants escaped immediately after the attack.

He also added that the incident was said to have occurred around 7 am on Friday and was reported two hours later.

The PPRO said, “There is a joint operation with the Police and other forces to comb out the perpetrators of this act, it was a surprise attack, they fired sporadically, unfortunately, these victims were caught in the firing zone and they were used as soft targets.”

“No arrest has been made by the command yet but the command will comb out all criminals in the state.”

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