Gunmen Kill Army Garrison Commander In Bauchi

Unknown gunmen have killed a Garrisson Commander of the 33 Artillery Army in Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi, Col. Mohammed Barack.

The incident took place on Bauchi – Jos road on Sunday while the Commander was riding a power bike.

The spokesperson of 33 Artillery Brigade, Major Yahaya Nasir Kabara, has confirmed the incident, saying, “Yes, it’s true.”

He did give more detail, saying investigation was still ongoing.

“Come to the Brigade because it is a matter that needs investigation; investigation is ongoing, I will get back to you when the finding is out. Let me communicate with my Commander, I will get back to you.”

According to a PUNCH source, “The Garrison Commander of 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army (Shadawanka Barracks) Bauchi, Col. Mohammed Barack, has been shot dead. He was shot on Sunday along Jos Road, while on a power bike and was coming back from Kaduna. He is from Kano State.”

Preparations are already under way to carry his corpse to Kano for burial, according to Islamic tradition.

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