Men of the Katsina State Police Command have foiled a terrorist attack and gunned down two notorious wanted terrorists.
The command’s spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday night, December 13, 2022, gave the identities of the terrorists as Abu Na-Iraqi and Abu Na-Masari.
According to the PPRO, the terrorists were killed when they attacked Sokoto Rima quarters in Dutsinma Local Government Area of the state.
“On 13/12/2022 at about 1930hrs, a distress call was received that terrorists in their numbers, shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles, attacked Sokoto – Rima Quarters, Dutsinma LGA of Katsina state, with intent to kidnap some residents,” the statement read.
“Subsequently, Area commander Dutsinma and team, swiftly moved to the area, engaged the terrorists in a gun duel, neutralized two (2) notorious terrorists, on the wanted list of the police, identified as (1) Abu Na-Iraqi and (2) Abu Na-Masari and recovered two (2) AK 47 rifles.
“Search parties are still combing the area with a view of arresting other members of the syndicate, who fled the scene with gunshots wounds and/or recover their operational weapons. Investigation is ongoing.”