Police kill terrorist, recover AK-47 rifle, ammunition in Jibia, Katsina


The Katsina State Police Command said it repelled a terrorists attack on its Magama “Nipping Point” along Jibia-Katsina Road and killed one of the terrorists while others escaped with various degrees of gunshot wounds.


One AK-47 rifle and four magazines containing 90 rounds of 7.62mm bullets, money and other exhibits were recovered from the assailants.


SP Isah Gambo, the spokesman of the Katsina Police Command who disclosed this in a press statement on Monday said two of its officers were injured in the attack by the assailants.


According to Gambo, the hoodlums who staged the attack around 4:30 am on Monday were in large numbers but were subdued by its operatives after a fierce gun duel.


SP Gambo also noted in the statement that search parties are still combing the area for the terrorists.

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