Gunmen in the early hours of today attacked Yadagungume and Limi villages in Ningi local government area of Bauchi State and killed three people and injured one other person.
It was learnt that those killed are Shuaibu Salihu aged 17, Ruwa Ali also known as Mai Inji aged 45, and Sunusi Isah Burra.
A source in Ningi town who did not want to be mentioned told reporters that the incident happened at about 12 am today.
He said the gunmen first stormed and attacked Yadagungume and started shooting sporadically, causing panic to the villagers who were already asleep before they later attacked Limi village, all in Burra District of the local government area.
When contacted, Bauchi State Police Command through the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Ahmed Wakili, confirmed the incident.
Ahmed Wakili however stated that the police command is on top of the situation.