Two police officers been killed after gunmen attacked them while on patrol along the Birnin-Gwari – Funtua Road in Kaduna Stat
The Spokesman of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mukhtar Aliyu, confirmed.
According to him, the police patrol team was ambushed on Monday night and the two officers were killed after an intense gun battle at Tabanni village in Birnin Gwari.
Two of the gunmen were also killed and one AK 47 rifle was recovered from them.
Aggrieved by the death of their colleagues, other police officers who conveyed the corpses to the state police command on Tuesday morning, were seen shooting sporadically into the air.
Unfortunately, according to Aliyu, a woman was accidentally killed in the process.