06 June, 2019

CAST9JA: Salla turns violent in Bauchi, some died some injured



Eid-el-Fitri turns violent in Bauchi One killed, 14 injured

Violence took over Eid-el-Fitri
celebrations in Bauchi state on
Wednesday, claiming one person
and leaving 14 others injured.

This was due to a clash between
two groups of hunters during the
Durbar procession in Bauchi, the
state capital.

The hunters were said to have
attacked one another with
dangerous weapons and also shot
into the air during the clash,
Channels TV reports.

The state Governor, Bala
Mohammed, following the clash,
immediately visited the victims at
the trauma and emergency centre
of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
University Teaching Hospital in the state.

He said based on the preliminary
inquiry from the police, the clash
was planned.

The governor also promised to go
tough on miscreants attempting to
truncate the peace of the state.

The Commissioner of Police in
Bauchi, Habu Sani, said at least 55
persons have been arrested and
that investigation is still ongoing.

The Durbar festival is an annual
event which is usually celebrated
at the end of Ramadan and during
Eid-el-Fitri celebrations.

Source: Computer Hope
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