Food Vendors Attacked By Suspected Military Men In Bawku(PHOTOS)

Some food vendors in the Bawku Municipality of the Upper East Region were on Thursday, March 17, 2022, attacked by some suspected military personnel.

The incident happened at some of the popular food joints at Highways, a suburb of Bawku.

The uniform men reportedly besieged the area and attacked the women who had come to sell food in the area and destroyed their food.

The motive behind the attack is yet to be established but it is believed to be linked to the recent shooting incident in Bawku.

Shooting in Bawku

Three soldiers were injured from gunshots fired by some residents of Bawku in a renewed clash in the area.

The incident happened Wednesday, March 16, 2022.

A nine-year-old boy, a 16-year-old girl, and an elderly man were reportedly shot dead.

The soldiers, attached to the 11th Mechanised Infantry Batallion based in Bazua, were on an operation to sweep out miscreants in the area when they were reportedly met with resistance, which led to the exchange of gunfire.

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