Police DPO, Four Other Police Officers Killed In Terrorists Attack In Niger
A police Divisonal Police Officer, Mukhtar Sabiu and four other police officers have been killed during attacks by terrorists in Niger State.
Four several hours on Saturday, the terrorists blocked Minna-Abuja road.
Spokesman of the state police command, Masiu Abiodun, in a statement on Sunday, said some of the terrorists died during their attack on communitues in the Gurara Local government area.
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He said policemen deployed from paiko and gurara local government areas repelled the attacks, killing several of them, while others escaped with injuries.
Abiodun said the police had already sent a reinforcement team to the scene and recovered the bodies of the deceased personnel.
Earlier last Friday, Abiodun said suspected armed insurgents attempted to attack the Chibani village market but were repelled with many of them killed.