Bali city, the headquarters of Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State was on Sunday evening attacked by bandits.
Eyewitnesses advised Punch that the bandits who rode into the city on bikes, killed a personnel of Taraba Marshall at a checkpoint close to General Hospital earlier than continuing to particular person homes to kill and abduct folks.
Tiv central chief and Chief of Tiv in Bali, Zaki David Gbaa (Ter Tiv Bali II) advised the publication that two of his topics had been additionally killed and scores, largely girls, had been kidnapped within the assault.
“The attackers invaded the city at about 11: pm. Two of my topics had been killed within the assault, and two others who had been badly injured are receiving remedy within the hospital.
“Many folks, particularly girls, had been kidnapped. It’s a horrible scenario and I wish to name on the federal government and safety companies to take a seat up and make sure the safety of the lives and property of residents.
“For over 4 hours, the bandits held the city taking pictures sporadically and there was no response from safety companies. People are dropping hope of the federal government’s capability to guard them and I feel the bandits are not more than our safety companies.”
The conventional ruler additionally known as on the federal government to help the injured who’re receiving remedy in hospitals.
The assault occurred barely three days after bandits blocked the Mutum-Biyu- Garba Chede street killing a driver and abducting passengers within the neighbouring Gassol Local Government space of the State.