Five civilians have been arrested following a gun war with the military in the Upper East Region on Wednesday sunrise, leading to the dying of two civilians and injuring three military officers. The 5 are currently in police custody helping with investigations, even as the injured army officers have up to now been airlifted to the 37 Military Hospital for remedy. The dead have been deposited in the Municipal Hospital’s morgue for autopsy. The three army guys who got injured are attached to the eleventh Mechanized Infantry Battalion, located inside the Upper East Regional Headquarters in Bolgatanga. They were on special responsibilities to arrest some people who were causing confusion in the vicinity when the incident befell.
The Bawku Municipal Police Commander, Superintendent Simon, updating 3FM’s Sunrise on Thursday morning showed that “two human beings died and no longer three as it has been pronounced”. The military shot on the human beings.“They died because of the alternate of guns with the military, and a few humans had been arrested. In fact, five people were arrested, and two people were killed.”
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