Police Officer Killed, Another Missing After Gun Duel With Militia In Benue

e7a7f-police

FILE PHOTO

The Nigeria Police have said that one police officer has been killed while another is missing after a gun duel with armed militia in Yogbo community in Guma local government area of Benue state on Saturday.

A statement released by the state police command on Sunday said the armed militia attacked police officers stationed in the community and engaged them in a fierce gun battle. The Police claimed that three of the militants died during exchange of fire but said their corpse were taken away by their fleeing members.

A non-commissioned officer was killed during the gun battle while another one is yet to be seen, the statement said. Another person believed to be a resident of the community was said to have been also killed.

Read the statement from the police below

One police officer killed, another missing after an attack by armed militia in Benue state

Advertisements


Categories: News

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: