Gunmen Kill Army Garrison Commander, Col. Mohammed Barack In Bauchi

Published 1 month ago by: CLARA JANCITA
at 01:11 PM, 18/03/2019 (1 month ago)

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An army garrison commander has been reportedly killed in Bauchi state, sparking serious panic in the area.  According to a reporters, military authorities in Bauchi were on Monday thrown into mourning following the killing of the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army in Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi, Col. Mohammed Barack by suspected gunmen.
 
The killing which has brought panic to the city, could however not be ascertained if it was a case of armed robbery attack or assassination, although unofficial and unconfirmed sources said it could be by armed robbers.
 
The incident which took place on Bauchi – Jos Road was said to have taken place on Sunday while the deceased was riding a Power Bike from Kaduna.
 
A source said,
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“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 Power Bike and was coming back from Kaduna; he is from Kano State.”

 
As at the time of this report, preparations are in top gear to convey his corpse to Kano for burial, according to Islamic tradition, after the necessary military rites.
 
When contacted, the spokesperson of 33 Artillery Brigade, Major Yahaya Nasir Kabara, confirmed the incident saying, “Yes, it’s true.”
 
When asked to give details of what happened, he said
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“Come to the Brigade because it is a matter that needs investigation; the 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.”

 
But as at the time of this report, he had yet to get back.

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