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Bauchi: Bombers Kill Six, Destroy Police Station, Banks by ak47mann(m): 1:13pm On Dec 05, 2011
Bombings in Bauchi kill six
The Commissioner of Police, Bauchi State Police Command, Ikechukwu Aduba, on Sunday said six persons were killed in the attacks on a police station and three banks at Azare, Katagum Local Government Area.

Those killed in the attack, Aduba added, were a policeman, a soldier, a civilian and three others suspected to be members of the suicide bombers.

Aduba said, “The attackers came with 20 rocket launchers and locally made bombs and launched the attack from outside the Police Area Commander’s Headquarters and completely destroyed the building that houses the Azare Police Divisional Headquarters and the Area Commander’s office.”

Aduba explained that there was an exchange of gunfire between the police and the hoodlums which lasted for four hours.

The police boss added that the attack was simultaneously launched on the residence of Alhaji Mohammad Ali aka Ali Kwara, an Azare-based famous local hunter and a crime buster.

He noted that Bauchi had remained a flash point with seven border outlets.

He said, “Our intelligence source clearly indicates that the invaders are from one of the neighbouring states.”

He appealed to traditional rulers to assist the police with information that could help security agents track criminals.

The police boss stressed the need for the formation of vigilante groups in various communities across the state, saying such a move would reduce crime rate in the state.

The police commissioner, who confirmed the attack, said, “But for the prompt spirited response and resistance by the over 30 policemen on duty, those in the police barracks, the number of casualties would have been far more than what we have seen.

“Ëxchange of gunfire power between the Police and the hoodlums lasted for four hours and compelled the attackers to retreat without trace, but the clot of blood and blood spattered outside the Police perimeter fence of the Area Commander’s office showed that our men gained an upper hand.”

He did not give the names of the banks and the amount of money carted away by the bandits.

Re: Bauchi: Bombers Kill Six, Destroy Police Station, Banks by ak47mann(m): 1:20pm On Dec 05, 2011
a failed state the country is at war but some people are still acting as its all good live ojukwu alone and face your country war is on,

am tired of Nigeria 2015 let it become reality cool cool either way referendum will be my option,
Re: Bauchi: Bombers Kill Six, Destroy Police Station, Banks by ibide(m): 1:54pm On Dec 05, 2011
Fresh air for yakubu gowon i thught he know's how to used military can't be do the advasry role

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