Four persons are feared dead, with 11 others wounded following sporadic gunshots on Sunday November 10 at Najong number 1, a community in the Bunkprugu/Yunyoo district of the Northern Region.
The police administration is yet to confirm the death toll and the number of casualties, but some residents particularly women and children have fled the area.
The cause of the gunshots is yet to be established though tension has heightened there.
The shootings occurred around 6pm when the gunmen arrived on motorbikes as the traders were preparing to close for the day.
A resident Bagbin Yobot told Adom News the gunmen were about eight and fired sporadically at panicked and escaping people on the road leading to Yunyoo.
Residents fear the fatality toll could rise as some could not access vehicles to transport wounded relatives to hospitals. The attack was said to have lasted for less than seven minutes.
Reports say the Bunkprugu Yunyoo District Chief Executive visited the village with other members of the district security council and had ensured security reinforcement.
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