Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen stormed Thambo village in Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State killing 3 persons and injuring 3 others yesterday July 13th. The suspected herdsmen who were said to be about 100 hundred in number began shooting when they entered the community. After the attack, they carted away about 100 cows.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Adamawa State Police Command, DSP Othman Abubakar, said cattle rustlers have been identified as the perpetrators of the attack. He said the police is on top of the situation and will soon arrest those behind the attack.
Meanwhile the remains of the 3 victims have been deposited at the state’s Specialist Hospital.