Two security officers beaten to death after their vehicle rammed into an Easter procession in Gombe State killing 8 people
A security official crashed into a parade of Christian youth, observing Easter, killing no less than eight individuals on Sunday night. The survivors among the young at that point pursued the security authority and his traveler, got up to speed with them and lynched them.
The occurrence occurred in Alheri intersection, Biu street of Gombe State. The driver of the vehicle is said to be an authority of the civil defence (NSCDC) while his traveler is said to be a. The two men died from the beating.
Chairman of the Gombe State Battalion Brigade of the Boys Brigade, Isaac Kwadang, told reporters that he received information about the incident around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday. According to him, the civil defence officer, though not on official duty, met the procession, exchanged words with the youth, and drove past them. He allegedly switched off his car’s full lights, reversed the vehicle and rammed into the procession killing eight people on the spot.
A large number of victims are members of the boy’s brigade. Kwadang said the youth pursued the security officers, made up for lost time with them and mobbed them to death. He said the youth are as yet being won on not to proceed with any vicious response.
The Chief Medical Director of the Gombe State Specialist Hospital, Shuaibu Muazu, affirmed that some dead bodies from the incident have been saved in the emergency clinic while the Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, Godwin Omuko, affirmed the occurrence to journalists. He said his men were among those that conveyed the dead bodies to the medical clinic.