Suspected herdsmen attack policemen, kill two and steal guns

Suspected herdsmen attack policemen, kill two and steal guns

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–  Two police officers were killed by unknown gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, at a checkpoint along the Kagoro-Gidan Waya Road in Kaduna state

– The gunmen attacked six officers who were manning the checkpoint, killing two of them while two others were critically wounded

– The suspects made away with two AK47 rifles belonging to the police officers

Two police officers were killed by unknown gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, on Thursday, October 13, at a checkpoint along the Kagoro-Gidan Waya Road in Kaura local government area of Kaduna state.

According ThisDay, the gunmen attacked six officers who were manning the checkpoint, killing two of them while two others were said to be critically wounded.

Two of the six policemen who were manning the checkpoint  were said to have escaped unhurt.

It was gathered that the suspects made away with two AK47 rifles belonging to their victims.

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The deceased officers were of the rank of sergeant, deployed to the area to check the activities of bandits  who have been  raiding communities and killing people.

Enoch Andong, a resident of the area who was among those who carried the injured policemen to the Kafanchan General Hospital, said that the incident occurred at about 9:30am when the gunmen swooped on the policemen and opened fire.



Source : Naij.com

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