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Four shot dead in Nigeria bar attack

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 09:49

Abuja: At least four people were killed and seven seriously injured in Nigeria after unidentified gunmen stormed a local bar and opened fire at fun-seekers, Xinhua reported.

The incident occurred late Sunday in Gashish district of Nigeria`s Plateau state, police authorities said early Monday.

State police spokesperson Abuh Emmanuel confirmed the attack, saying the police received the information early Monday and swung into action.

"According to the report we got, the gunmen numbering about five got to the local bar and opened fire on the persons. Owner of the bar was among the injured persons who are now being treated at the state specialist hospital," he said.

The incident was being probed by police.


First Published: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 09:49
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