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3 dead in renewed shootings in Bawku

There have been renewed shootings in the Upper East Region capital, Bawku, resulting in at least 3 persons dead.

The incident is said to have taken place near the cattle market at Bawku. The disturbances are reported to have started when an assailant allegedly invaded a home there.

Eye witnesses say, the attack took place last night during a heavy downpour in the area. Residents woke up to the news this morning.

Security agencies have reportedly reviewed the curfew in the town from 8:00pm to 6:00am to 4:00pm to 7:00am although an official statement on the curfew is yet to be released.

JoyNews’ Upper East Regional Correspondent, Albert Sore reported that the curfew was reviewed as a source of an emergency measure.

No arrest has yet been made and the Police is yet to issue a statement on the matter.


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