Two persons have been killed and three others wounded by unidentified gunmen in Mubi, Adamawa.
An eye witness, Malam Sulaiman Bappa, said that two gunmen on a motorcycle shot the victims at a residential area, adjacent to a beer parlour in Sabon-Pegi area of Mubi, at about 8:30 pm yesterday.
Bappa said the two persons died instantly, while three others sustained injuries from the attack.
“One of the victims is a dealer in cattle and he might have been tracked by armed robbers”, Bappa added.
Mr Sakawa Israel, the Principal Medical Officer of Mubi General Hospital, confirmed that the corpses were deposited at the mortuary and that those injured were currently receiving treatment at the hospital.
When contacted, the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), ASP Altine Daniel, also confirmed the incident, saying that investigation into the case was in progress.
However, the bandits had on December 28, 2011, killed four traders at the Mubi Central Market.