On Friday, February 11, police in Katsina state thwarted a terrorist attack in Nasarawa-Bugaje village in the state’s Jibia local government area.
According to a statement released by the command’s spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah, the command received a distress call that terrorists in their tens of thousands, riding motorcycles and shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles, attacked Nassarawa-Bugaje village in Jibia LGA, robbing a large number of domestic animals.
”Police patrol team, led by O/C Anti kidnapping unit, was dispatched to the scene and engaged the hoodlums in a gun duel. The operational strategy and tactics exhbited by the police team forced the hoodlums to retreat, abandoned their mission, and took to their heels.
The team succeeded in recovering all the rustled animals, comprising two hundred (200) cows and one hundred and fifty (150) sheep”Isah said
Two brand new operable motorcycles belonging to the terrorists were also discovered, according to him.
He went on to say that some of the stolen supplies had been found.
He stated that the issue is still being investigated.
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