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14 Dies As Bandits Attack Benue Police Station




At least 14 bandits have been killed in a gun duel in Benue State.

The gunbattle followed an attempted attack on a station in the Katsina-Ala on Sunday, June 20.

Confirming the incident, the police spokesperson for the command, Kate Anene, noted that on Saturday, June 19, some suspected bandits were arrested and detained at Katsina-Ala divisional police station for investigations.

Anene said that some gunmen, numbering about 50, launched a blistering attack on the station in an attempt to free the suspects from custody in the early hours of Sunday, June 20.

The spokesperson also stated that operatives at the division, personnel who were already on alert, engaged the gunmen with 14 of them gunned down during the exchange of gunfire while others escaped with bullets wound.

The police advised the good people of Katsina-Ala to remain calm and avail the police with useful information.


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