Gunmen attack Bauchi Polling unit fire sporadic shootings

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From Ahmed Mohammed, Bauchi

Gunmen have attacked polling Unit  fired sporadic gunshots in the air forcing electorate at the polling unit to scamper for safety in Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State .

Police Public Relations Officer DSP Haruna Mohammed told news men yesterday in Bauchi that Police foiled the attacked.

Mohammed said  On the 28/3/2015 unknown gunmen in about six vehicles and two boxers motorcycles stormed Bagurun Primary School in Yautara Ward of Darazo L. G. A of Bauchi and fired sporadic gunshots in the air forcing electorate at the polling unit to scamper for safety.

He said “the Suspects gathered all the electoral materials on display and set them ablaze.However, the timely intervention of combined security forces comprising the police and Army forced the suspects abandoned their mission and escaped to unknown destination which enabled the electorate put off the fire and saved both the sensitive and non sensitive materials,” Mohammed said

“Normalcy was restored in the area and the electorate continued casting their votes unhindered under tight security.”