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Gunmen Kill 7 Policemen, One Civilian In Jigawa

Gunmen suspected to be terrorists, Wednesday, attacked a police station, Sharia court and a bank in Gwaram local government area of Jigawa state, killing seven policemen and one civilian in the process.

In a bid to repel the attack, policemen on duty exchanged fire with the suspected terrorists for hours during the attack.

The Assistant Inspector General of Police of zone 1 Kano, Tambari Yabo confirmed the incident to reporters in Dutse, saying the suspected terrorists numbering about 200 came on motorcycles and cars at exactly 1.00am.

”It was unfortunate for this sad and unfortunate attack, we lost seven of our men and one civilian during the attack,” he said.


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