Tension In Bauchi As Garrison Commander Is Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen

There is tension in Bauchi State, as residents are scared over the killing of Colonel Mohammed Barack, the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army in Shadawanka Barracks.

According to a report by The Punch, the officer was killed on Bauchi – Jos Road while riding a power bike from Kaduna on Sunday, March 17, 2019.

“The Garrison Commander of 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army (Shadawanka Barracks) Bauchi, Col. Mohammed Barack, has been shot dead.

“He was shot on Sunday along Jos Road, while on Power Bike and was coming back from Kaduna; he is from Kano State,” a source told The Punch.

But it is however, unclear if the incident was a robbery or an assassination but noted that “investigations are ongoing at the Brigade”.