Armed Bandits kill Four policemen and an officer of the Nigeria Security and
Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Zamfara State.
The spokesperson of the state police command, Shehu Mohammed said the gunmen also
left another person critically injured.
Mohammed told Channels Television that the security operatives were killed in an
ambush by heavily armed bandits along Gora Community in Maradun Local Government
Area of the state.
The ambush followed the killing of an unspecified number of bandits who blocked
Bakura–Gusau road on Sunday afternoon.
The police spokesperson said;
“Yes, they ambushed our troops killing four policemen, one Civil Defence personnel and
another was critically injured but receiving treatment in an undisclosed Hospital”.
A reinforcement of troops traced the bandits to the forest and six rifles belonging to the
police were recovered from the bandits after a gun duel that lasted for hours.