Three killed in Taraba, police confirm

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The Taraba State Police Command on Wednesday confirmed that at least three people were killed in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State.

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Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP. David Misal, who confirmed the killings in a telephone interview with our correspondent in Jalingo said one person was killed in an ambush along the Taraba section of the Wukari -Katsina-Ala Road, while two were killed in the farm along Wukari-Ibi Road in Wukari LGA.

“A passenger vehicle travelling from the East to Mubi in Adamawa State was shot at by suspected militia men at a village near Wukari in Taraba State and a passenger was killed in the attack.

“We also got information that two persons were killed on their farm along Wukari-Ibi LGA,” he said.

The Taraba state government had on Saturday after a security meeting agreed to set up a 30 man committee to end the crisis. But when contacted on Wednesday, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku on Media and Publicity, Mr. Bala Dan-Abu, said members of the committee were yet to be named.

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