Police in Katsina state has repelled a terrorist attack in Nasarawa-Bugaje village in Jibia local government area of the state, on Friday, 11th February 2022.
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The attack was confirmed to news men on Saturday morning by spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who revealed that the command recovered stolen items which includes domestic cows and sheeps.
He added that the command received a distress call that terrorists in their numbers, on motorcycles, were shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles, attacked Nassarawa-Bugaje village, Jibia LGA, and rustled a large number of domestic animals.
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”Police patrol team, led by O/C Anti kidnapping unit, was dispatched to the scene and engaged the hoodlums in a gun duel.
The operational strategy and tactics exhbited by the police team forced the hoodlums to retreat, abandoned their mission, and took to their heels.
The team succeeded in recovering all the rustled animals, comprising two hundred (200) cows and one hundred and fifty (150) sheep”Isah said
He added that two brand new operational motorcycles belonging to the terrorists were recovered. He added that some stolen provisions were recovered.