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Gunmen kills Nigerian Army Garrison Commander

Unidentified gunmen has killed the Garrison Commander, Col. Mohammed Barack, 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army in Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi.

An army spokesman on Monday confirmed the killing. It was not clear whether he was killed by bandits or assassins.

Barack, who was riding a power bike, was shot on Jos-Bauchi highway, while returning from Kaduna. The officer hailed from Kano State.

The spokesperson of 33 Artillery Brigade, Major Yahaya Nasir Kabara, confirmed the shooting to NAN.

“Yes, it’s true. 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,” he said.

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