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One police man, six others killed l in Gombe attack

One police man, six others killed l in Gombe attack

Seven persons were on Saturday killed when gunmen invaded Shole village in Nafada Local Government Area of Gombe State, South East, Nigeria.

Reports said one police man and six civilians were killed in the attack.

It was also gathered that several cars and houses were burnt and that the suspected insurgents invaded the village on motorbikes and Hilux vehicles.

It was further learnt that the gunmen were said to have moved to Biri in the same Nafada LGA where they killed one Policeman and ran away with some card readers and some election materials.

They were said to have moved to Dukku where they disrupted election processes shooting sporadically.

No casualties reported yet from Dukku but candidate to the Gombe State House of Assembly Usman Mohammad Jafun, told our correspondent on phone that the attackers were dressed in military uniforms.

When contacted over the incident, the Gombe Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Fwaje Atajiri said he was not aware of the incident but promised to get back to our correspondent after he is through with an urgent meeting he was attending.

However elections were reported to be going on in other parts of the state.

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