Nigerian Army Confirms Killing Of Garrison Commander

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai

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The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade in Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi state, Mohammed Barack.

Mr Barack, who was riding a power bike, was shot on Jos-Bauchi highway, by unidentified gunmen while returning from Kaduna on Sunday.

 It was not clear whether he was killed by bandits or assassins.

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The spokesperson of 33 Artillery Brigade, Yahaya Kabara, confirmed the shooting.

“Yes, it’s true,” the major said

“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.

The officer hailed from Kano State.

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