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Bauchi Robbery Attack: Death Toll Rises to 10

03 Dec 2012

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IGP Mohammed Abubakar

By Segun Awofadeji

The death toll in a gunfight between security operatives and gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in Azare town of Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State has risen to 10 while eight persons sustained various degrees of injuries.

THISDAY checks revealed that hundreds of youths and security operatives engaged in a battle with four gunmen suspected to be armed robbers that attacked Seed market in Azare on Sunday.

A security official that spoke to our correspondent on condition of anonymity said nine people were killed in the attack while a source in the area said 10 persons were actually shot dead.

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