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Gunmen Kill Two Police Officers In Akwa Ibom State




At least two policemen have been killed in Akwa Ibom State.

The duo were shot dead on Wednesday, April 28 by unknown gunmen.

After killing them, the criminals set their patrol vehicle on fire and carted away their rifles.

The incident happened at Ika Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The state commissioner of police, Amiengheme Andrew, and other top officers of the command were said to be at the scene of the incident for an on-the-spot assessment.

In a related development, the Kebbi State Police Command on Sunday, April 25, announced that nine of its personnel including a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) were killed by armed bandits in Sakaba Local Government of the state.

Nafi’u Abubakar, the Kebbi state police command spokesman, said the officers, including two local vigilantes and some civilians, were killed during a gun duel with the terrorists after they attacked five villages namely Dankolo, Sakaba, Makuku, Dokar Kambari, and Kurmin Hodo.

Meanwhile, hoodlums burnt down a police station in Kware local government area of Sokoto State on Tuesday, April 27.

The hoodlums overpowered the operatives guarding the station and burnt it down along with a car owned by the DPO and two police vans.




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