Suspected gunmen kill 7cops and civilian in Jigawa

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Suspected gunmen, in the early hours of Wednesday, attacked a police station, Sharia court and a bank in Gwaram local government area of Jigawa state, killing seven policemen and one civilian in the process.

Policemen on duty exchanged fire with the suspected terrorists for hours during the attack.

The Assistant Inspector General of Police of zone 1 Kano, Tambari Yabo confirmed the incident to reporters in Dutse, saying the suspected terrorists numbering about 200 came on motorcycles and cars at exactly 1.00am.

His words:-”It was unfortunate for this sad and unfortunate attack, we lost seven of our men and one civilian during the attack”.

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