Ismael Pumi Bashiru, a 31-year-old nurse has been shot by armed robbers. The incident occurred in the morning of June 20, 2021, while he was traveling on the Tili stretch of the Bolga-Bawku Road in the Zebilla District of the Upper East Region.
He was shot multiple times in the face at close range. He was rushed to the Zebilla District Hospital and subsequently referred to Tamale Teaching Hospital where he finally passed on this afternoon.
The Upper East Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service ASP David Fianko-Okyere confirmed the sad incident
A similar incident occurred a few months ago where a female nurse, Erica Edufa, was also shot dead by armed robbers while 3 others were severely wounded during a robbery attack on the Subinso -Nchiraa road.