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Guard killed as gunmen attack Jos hospital

15 October 2014, 16:23

Jos - A guard was shot dead when unknown gunmen attacked Jos Teaching Hospital in Plateau State on Wednesday, Punch reports.

The assailants were said to have come in through the Laminga end of the hospital gate in a Vectra car gunned down the guard after they were stopped from gaining entrance into the premises of the hospital by the some of the guards on ground.

The incident threw the entire hospital into panic as some patients tried to discharge themselves, while others on routine visit hurriedly left the hospital.

Policemen have been drafted to the hospital according to the Police Public Relations officer, DSP Emmanuel Abuh, who confirmed the attack.

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