Unknown gunmen kill village head in Taraba

Residents of Usmanu Village in the Karim-Lamido local government area of Taraba State are in mourning following the tragic murder of their village head by unknown gunmen.

The incident occurred on Sunday night, sending shockwaves through the community.

Reports indicate that the assailants struck Usmanu Village, unleashing terror with sporadic gunshots that caused panic among the inhabitants.

The village head, whose identity was not immediately disclosed, fell victim to the assailants’ attack.

Chairman Bitrus Danjos of the Karim-Lamido LGA confirmed the devastating news, expressing profound shock over the monarch’s death.

He said, “I was called from Usmanu Village that the village head, HRH Auwal, was killed by unknown gunmen.

“The people in the village have deserted the community while running for their lives.

“As we speak, security agencies are in the village to ensure calm and normalcy return.”

This loss is compounded by the recent killing of the deceased’s younger brother, further deepening the community’s anguish and sorrow.

The circumstances surrounding the attacks remain unclear, and authorities are actively investigating the incidents.

Meanwhile, the residents of Usmanu Village are grappling with grief and fear in the aftermath of these tragic events.

The murder of the village head underscores the security challenges faced by communities in Taraba State and highlights the urgent need for enhanced measures to protect lives and property in the region.

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