Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Sokoto

by Dolapo Adelana

Unknown gunmen killed two mobile policemen in the early hours of Monday in Sokoto.

According to the Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Mohammed Abdulkadir, who addressed newsmen in Sokoto on the incident, the policemen were attacked and killed while on duty at the NNPC Mega station, Gusua road, Sokoto.

He said, “The suspected armed robbers came in a vehicle, overpowered the policemen, shot and killed them.

“They made a futile attempt to open the safe of the filling station.”

He added, “We will disclose the identities of the policemen killed after duly informing their various families.

“Their remains had been deposited at the Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto.”

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