The Katsina State Police Command says it has neutralized two terrorists and recovered two AK-47 riffles with 97 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition while repelling an attack on Yasore village, Batsari LGA of Katsina state.
SP Gambo Isah, spokesperson of the command who paraded the remains of the terrorists at the command’s headquarter said they received a distress call at about 07:30am that terrorists in their numbers, shooting sporadically.
“Consequently, DPO Danmusa Division, led a team of policemen to the area, engaged the hoodlums in a gun duel and successfully repelled them.
Search parties combed the nearest bushes with a view of arresting them and recovering their dead bodies.
The Command is appealing to members of the communities around the area to report to the nearest police station if any person found or seen with a suspected injury,” Gambo said
The Command appreciates the efforts of the police for the display of uncommon courage, gallantry and professionalism in dealing with the hoodlum.