U/E: Nurse shot dead by highway robbers

A young nurse who was working with the Bawku West District Hospital has been killed by armed robbers on the Bawku- Bolgatanga road in the Upper East Region.

The sad incident was confirmed by the upper East Regional Public Relations of the Ghana Police Service,  ASP David Fianko-Okyere.

The deceased Ishmael Pumi Bashiru who was also a musician met his untimely death at the Tilli stretch of the Bolgatanga-Bawku road where he was attacked and killed by the unknown assailants.

Bashiru, 31years, was shot in the face and was taken to the Bawku West Hospital but was later transfered to the Tamale Teaching Hospital due to severe wounds he sustained.

He was pronounced dead later on.

Reports indicate that Prince Pumi, as he was popularly known was in his car driving to Bolgatanga for the Eid-ul-Adha- festivities when he was killed by the armed robbers.


By Lawrence Odoom|| Ghana

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