Bandits Kill Five Mobile Police Officers In Katsina State Ambush

Bandits have ambushed and killed five mobile police officers in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The attack occurred early Sunday morning as the officers were travelling from their base in Zandam village to the council headquarters in Jibia.

The ambush took place around 6 a.m. and resulted in the immediate death of four officers at the scene.

A fifth officer succumbed to injuries while receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre in Katsina.

The assailants stole five AK-47 rifles from the fallen officers, according to Premium Times.

The police spokesperson in the state, Abubakar Aliyu, acknowledged the incident but has yet to provide a detailed statement.

However, a security report confirmed the attack and rated the location as a high-risk area. The report advised police personnel to avoid using the highway due to the frequent terrorist activities in the area.

The Jibia area in Katsina State, along with adjoining areas in neighboring Kaduna and Zamfara States, has become notorious for frequent terrorist attacks.

Bandits have been conducting attacks on roads, farms, and homes, making daily life difficult for locals.


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