Another Boko Haram attack has been reported as gunmen raided another girls’ secondary school, killing a 5 year-old girl, in the early morning of Easter Sunday.
The attack was confirmed by the Bauchi State Police spokesperson, DSP Haruna Mohammed who said the gunmen stole a private vehicle belonging to the Principal of the School and also destroyed a bank vault
“Unknown gunmen attacked the staff quarters of GGSS Yana, Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State, around 2.30am on Sunday. They set the school bus ablaze; and in the process, a five-year-old girl was killed in the fire while they destroyed the vault of a bank,’’ he said
The armed men were reported to have struck at the staff quarters of Government Girls’ Secondary School Yana, in Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
According to DSP Mohammed, the gunmen set some houses ablaze at the staff quarters and later burned down a telecommunication mast in the town.
He added that the attackers stole a private car belonging to the principal of the school but gave assurance that other students in the school were safe.
He also said that security operatives were on the trail of the gunmen.