Home / GENERAL NEWS / One shot dead, others injured in gun attack at Fanteakwa

One shot dead, others injured in gun attack at Fanteakwa

One person has been shot dead while three others are seriously injured in a gun attack on the Miaso to Akanteng road in the Fanteakwa North District of the Eastern Region.

The incident occurred Wednesday dawn at about 4:30 am.

A resident told Starr News that unknown gunmen ambushed and opened fire on a truck which was transporting cattle to Akanteng.

He said the driver’s mate who was sitting at the bucket of the truck with three other fulani herdsmen were hit by the bullet but the driver’s mate died instantly.

The three wounded persons have been admitted at the Begoro District Hospital receiving treatment.

The gun attack has been linked to feud between farmers and herdsmen in the area.

The feud has led to several fatal attacks between herdsmen and farmers.

The latest attack believed to have been targeted at the herdsmen may trigger a reprisal attack from the Fulani community if the security fail to act swiftly.

Chief of the Fulani community Haruna Salifu told Starr News, they suspect some farmers granted bail three days ago by Police for killing a cattle of herdsmen may be behind the latest attack.

 

Source: Starrfm

About Elvis Anokye

Check Also

Jon Benjamin appointed UK ambassador to Mexico

Former United Kingdom (UK) High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin has been appointed to Mexico. …

Bodies of Rawlings, Sir John others to be buried by health experts – Government

Mourners of Ghana’s former President Jerry John Rawlings among high-profile personalities in the country who died of Coronavirus will …

VIDEO: I almost committed suicide living with my parents – 21-year-old gay reveals

Most often, African children are unable to freely communicate with their parents due to strict …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Powered by Live Score & Live Score App