8 BB members killed as security officer drives his car into Easter procession
No fewer than 10 persons, including police and an NSCDC officers, were confirmed dead after a car rammed into a procession of Boys Brigade members who were on an Easter rally on Sunday night in Gombe State.
The boys were on their usual Easter rally in celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, when the NSCDC Officer and his policeman friend came across them at Alheri Junction, Biu Road.
The civil Defense officer had met the procession while passing and after exchanging words with the youths who told him not to disrupt their procession, he moved past them, switched off his car’s headlight and ran into them from behind, killing eight on the spot.
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About 30 others were also injured. The youth, however, chased the security officers, caught them and mobbed them to death.