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Police foil terrorist/bandits’ attack … neutralize 1 in Katsina

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Police Operatives in Katsina Command have foiled terrorist/bandits’ attack on Ruwan Dorawa Community, in Dutsinma LGA, Katsina State.

ASP Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu, Police Public Relations Officer, Katsina State Command made this known in a statement.

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He said on the 26th of June, 2023, at about 1100 hrs, the command received a report that terrorists/bandits in their numbers, armed with dangerous weapons such as GPMG and AK 47 rifles, shooting sporadically, attacked Ruwan Dorawa village, Dutsinma LGA.


GPMG recovered
GPMG recovered

He stated unhesitatingly, the Area Commander, along with DPO Dutsinma Division, led a team of Police operatives to the scene and engaged the terrorist in a fierce gun duel, as a result of which they were forced to abandon their heinous mission.

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He noted that while combing the scene, the body of one (1) neutralized suspected terrorist bandit as well as one GPMG with fifty-eight (58) rounds of 7.62mm x 51mm live ammunition were recovered.

He maintained that investigation is ongoing.


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