Friday, 3 August 2012
Robbers Kill 3 Soldiers, Snatch LG Salary
Gunmen suspected to be robbers have killed three soldiers and an accountant who were conveying salary of workers of Gulani local government, Yobe state, northeast Nigeria.
The robbers opened fire on the bus conveying the military personnel, the accountant identified as Ali Lawan Dachia, and the salary said to be about N35 million.
Sources said the money was being conveyed from Gashua local government when the bandits waylaid the team close to the entrance to Gulani.
Yobe police commissioner Patrick Egbuniwe confirmed the attack and said the incident happened at around 5:40pm on Wednesday.