Security operatives of the Katsina State Police Command have repelled terrorists’ attack along Sabuwa-Mararabar Yakawada road in Sabuwa LGA of Katsina State.
Police Public Relations Officer in the State, SP Gambo Isah, in a statement Wednesday, said many terrorists were neutralized, while 1 AK 47 and four of their operational motorcycles were recovered.
Isah disclosed that the Command had received a distress call on wednesday, that no less than 30 terrorists, armed with AK-47 rifles, and riding on motorcycles, blocked the Sabuwa – Mararaba Yakawada road in Sabuwa local government area, intending to rob and kidnap victims.
Upon receipt of the report, the District Police Officer (DPO), Sabuwa Division, led a tactical unit to the area and engaged the hoodlums into a fierce gun duel, thereby thwarting their heinous mission.
Although no terrorist was reported killed in the duel, Isah said it was believed that many of them were neutralized and escaped the scene with gun shots wounds, adding that investigation was ongoing.