Two wanted terrorists have been killed by police operatives in Katsina State.
This development was announced by the spokesman of the Katsina State Police Command, Gambo Isah, on Tuesday.
Isah, a Superintendent of Police, announced this in a statement.
He said: “On 13/12/2022 at about 1930hrs, a distress call was received that terrorists in their numbers, shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles, attacked Sokoto – Rima Quarters, Dutsinma LGA of Katsina state, with intent to kidnap some residents.
“Consequently, the Area Commander, Dutsinma and his team, swiftly moved to the area, engaged the terrorists in a gun duel.
“Two (2) notorious terrorists, on police wanted list, Abu Na-Iraqi and Abu Na-Masari were neutralized in the process and we also recovered two AK 47 rifles from them.
“Search parties are still combing the area with a view of arresting other members of the syndicate, who fled the scene with gunshots wounds so as to recover their operational weapons. Investigation is ongoing please.”