Bawku: 4 killed, others arrested as security exchange gunfire with armed residents




Four (4) persons have been confirmed dead after security personnel on operational duties clashed with armed residents in Bawku on Tuesday afternoon, 




According to a police situational report sighted by, at about 12:15 pm Inspector Alhassan Abdulai indicated that he was on standby at Bawku charge office with 15 men when he heard several gunshots advancing towards the Bawku charge office.

He quickly organized men and they advanced towards the direction where the armed locals were firing from and returned fire.

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A military team that is also in the area heard the exchanged of gunfire and rushed to beef up the strength of the security personnel.

Eventually, four men were gunned down and when searched live ammunitions were found in their pockets while one person was arrested and is in custody.


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