A total of seven police officers have been Shot Dead by suspected bandits on the Tofa-Magami route in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
According to sources, the incident occurred on Monday at 6:00 p.m., while police officers were patrolling the neighbourhood in question.
Police officers were ambushed by the bandits, who were claimed to have killed seven of them and burned their operational vehicle ablaze.
According to eyewitnesses, the Bandits, who were estimated to number in the hundreds, engaged the police officers in a rifle fight before overwhelming and murdering them.
Both the Commissioner of Police, Ayuba Elkana, and the Command’s Spokesperson, SP Mohammed Shehu, were unable to be reached when Newsmen attempted to get in touch with the state police command.
The Yarima Bakura Specialist Hospital in Gusau has confirmed to have received seven dead bodies of the deceased police officers, according to Awwal Ruwandoruwa, the hospital’s spokesperson.
Credit : Channels Television