Bandits Kill 13 Police Officers In Zamfara

Thirteen Police officers who were responding to distress calls in communities within and around Kurar Mota village in Bungudu LGA of Zamfara State have been killed after they were ambushed by  bandits.

The spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Mohammed Shehu, while confirming the attack which took place on Sunday, stated that “the personnel who ran into the ambush exhibited resilience and gallantry by engaging the gunmen, an effort that deterred the bandits from attacking more communities.”

“Unfortunately, 13 personnel paid the supreme price,” he added.

Meanwhile, SP Shehu mentioned that the bandits on their part also suffered heavy casualties, adding that a manhunt has been launched against the armed bandits that took the officers by surprise at Kurar Mota village. 

Police Commissioner, CP Hussaini Rabiu, during his visit to some officers who were injured in the attack, assured the people of Zamfara that the Force will not discourage the officers and men of the command from discharging their mandate of protecting lives and properties of the citizens.

He further urged all law abiding citizens to join hands with the security agencies to successfully end the menace while assuring them that the command is determined to sustain its ongoing operations against the activities of recalcitrant bandits and other criminal elements in the state. 

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