Nigeria: Police Confirms Killing Of Two Officers, One Civilian By Armed Bandits In Kaduna

Armed Bandits suspected to be cattle rustlers have killed two policemen and a civilian in the Maigana District of Soba Local Government Area of Kaduna State, northwestern Nigeria.

Channel Television reported that the incident occurred early morning on Friday when the policemen engaged the bandits, who have been terrorizing communities in the region, in a gun battle.

Confirming the incident, the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Agyole Abeh, said the policemen were on a routine patrol in the area when they were ambushed by the gunmen who opened fire on them.

According to him, the two officers and the civilian lost their lives before they could be rushed to the hospital, adding that, some of the gunmen escaped into the bush with bullet wounds.

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