Bandits have descended heavily on soldiers of 93 Battalion ,, Nigerian Army in Takum, Takum Local Government Area (LGA) of Taraba State killing six while one is missing .

According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Taraba State Command, DSP Abubakar Usman, the victims were enroute Tati village in Takum LGA, to fend off an attack before they were ambushed by bandits .

The PPRO who further disclosed that the team lead of the operation was nowhere to be found, confirmed a bomb expolsion at the Headquarters of the 6th Brigade, Nigerian Army, located along House of Assembly Road, Sabongari area of Jalingo as reported earlier .

He however noted that there were no injuries sustained.

There is a roadblock on the route to the military camp with heavy military presence. A diversion was engineered to prevent movement close to the base.


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