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The two male companions escaped, one with a bullet wound to his arm while two other women also escaped and returned to the village.
A security officer said soldiers and vigilante members were immediately dispatched to search for the women.
Police spokesman, DSP Othman Abubakar, said a detachment of policemen had been deployed to the area.
The law maker representing Michika/Madagali Constituency in the House of Representatives, Adamu Kamale lamented the absence of security personnel in some of the villages in Madagali.