Some men believed to be members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect attacked a village in Taraba state early Sunday morning killing 15 people and leaving about 20 seriously injured.
Reports reveal that the gunmen invaded Gidin-Doruwa, in Wukari Local Government Area, at 1.30am on Easter morning.They burnt a church and some private buildings down and according to Villagers, they shot anything on sight.It was gathered that policemen were promptly drafted to the community to confront the invading gunmen. In the exchange of gunfire, more people were gunned down.
Police spokesman, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Joseph Kwaji confirmed the attack. The Taraba state government released a statement tthrought the SA to the governor on media and publicity stating that the Government would do everything possible to protect lives and property of the citizenry, adding that: “The perpetrators of the crisis must be brought to book. Government cannot fold her arms and watch her citizens die in the hands of heartless people.”