Suspected Boko Haram militants shot and killed two policemen Minna the capital of Niger State early this morning.
An unspecified number of gunmen from the sect opened fire on the police officers instantly killing them.
The incident occurred close to NNPC Mega Station around 12 midnight.
Spokesperson of Niger State Police Command, Richard Adamu, confirmed to reporters that two personnel comprising of a police corporal and constable were killed in the attacks.
The early morning attack brings to five policemen killed since last week in the state.
- Sahara Reporters