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Graphic photos from bandits’ attack on two Taraba communities

Graphic photos from bandits

At least 15 people, including three housewives, were killed by bandits at Binnari and Jab Jab villages in Karim Lamido Local Government Area of Taraba State on Wednesday, November 10
It was gathered that the villagers attempted to fight back in Binnari but were overpowered by the bandits numbering over 50.



The bandits attacked the two villages in retaliation for the killing of some kidnappers by vigilantes in the area a few weeks ago.
Seven bandits were killed during the encounter while the bandits who survived the attack escaped with the corpses of their gang members.
During the retaliatory attack on Jab Jab, the gunmen were said to have killed many people and set houses ablaze.

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Bandits kill housewives and others, set houses on fire in Taraba

Bandits kill housewives and others, set houses on fire in Taraba

Binnari and Jab Jab villages in Karim Lamido Local Government Area of Taraba State were reportedly attacked by bandits at about 4am on Wednesday November 10.
NAN reported that at least 15 people, including three housewives were killed during the attack. The villagers were said to have attempted to fight back but the bandits who reportedly numbered over 50, overpowered them.

It was alleged that the bandits attacked the two villages in retaliation of killing of some kidnappers by vigilantes in the area a few weeks ago. Seven bandits were killed during the encounter and the bandits who survived the attack escaped with the corpses of their gang members.
The gunmen who carried out a retaliatory attack, reportedly killed many people and set houses ablaze. Residents lamented the absence of security operatives.

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Dead: Aku-Uka, Supreme Ruler of the Jukun Race has joined his ancestors – Family

The Aku Uka of Wukari and Chairman, Taraba State Council of Chiefs, Dr Shekarau Angyu Masa-Ibi is dead. “The Supreme Ruler of the Jukun Race and Chairman Taraba State Council of Traditional Rulers, His Majesty, Dr Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi, Kuvyo II CON has joined his ancestors.