Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed three farmers in Wukari local government area of Taraba state.
TheNewsGuru.com, TNG gathered that the attack took place in the early hours of Wednesday in Assa village a suburb of Wukari local government area.
The chairman of the council Adi Daniel in an interview with Channels Television said the attackers came in their number through a bush path and orchestrated the mayhem.
Daniel explained that five other farmers who escaped the attack were badly injured and are currently receiving treatment at the General Hospital Wukari.
He adds that the farmers were residing in their farmstead when they were attacked unprovoked.
The attack is coming barely twenty four hours after two mobile policemen were killed at a checkpoint in Dogon-gawa community, a suburb of Takum local government area which is also in Southern zone of Taraba state.
The police is yet to confirm the incident though claim it is still expecting full details as regards the ugly occurrence.
The Southern zone of Taraba state has recorded various crisis prominent among which is the Tiv Vs Jukun Crisis that lingered for 21 months before relative peace could return to the affected areas.
Similar attacks and counter attacks as witnessed now, was what played out before it was fully blown out of proportion with the security agencies invited to douse the tension.
The crisis which lasted for 21 months started in April 2019 with lives and property not spared.
Taraba is a state in North Eastern Nigeria, named after the Taraba River which traverses the southern part of the state. Taraba’s capital is Jalingo