Bloody Friday in Taraba as soldiers allegedly kill youths, injure others

A number of youths whose ages range from twenty to twenty-seven have been shot dead and several others injured in Taraba State allegedly by the men of the Nigerian army.

The incident, according to DAILY POST findings took place at the early hours of Friday in Baka village of Ardo-Kola Local Government Council of the state.

The affected youths remains have been deposited in the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre which is located in Jalingo metropolis. They were said to be returning from a wedding ceremony when they met their untimely deaths in the hands of the soldiers.

The soldiers who were in the community to checkmate the activities of hoodlums terrorizing the state, were said to have mistaken the youths for kidnappers.

When DAILY POST visited the hospital premises, parents of the victims were in tears.

In tears, some of the parents who spoke with DAILY POST could not fathom why the soldiers opened fire on the youths on sighting…

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