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Three Killed as bandits attack Taraba mosque during Iftar

Apr 6, 2022
Three people have been killed by bandits who attacked a mosque while worshippers were breaking their fast on Tuesday April 5.


Daily Trust reported that the gunmen numbering about 50,  killed three persons inside the mosque and also abducted many villagers who were taken to an unknown location.


The incident reportedly occured at Baba Juli village in Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State.


A villager said;


“Yesterday’s attack caught us unawares. We were breaking our fast inside the mosque when we started hearing gun shots and there was nothing we could do to counter the terrorists.”


Spokesperson for Taraba State Police Command, DSP Usman Abdullahi confirmed the incident but said he was waiting for more details from the police Divisional office in Bali.