July 13, 2024

Two gunrunners die while exchanging fire with policemen

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Two gunrunners die while exchanging fire with policemen

The Zamfara State Police Command on Saturday, January 7, 2023, killed two gunrunners when its tactical operatives engaged the men in an extensive gun battle that lasted for hours along Gunmi-Anka Road.

It was gathered that the arms suppliers were conveying sophisticated arms and ammunition to terrorists camp in Zamfara from Taraba State.

The feat was said to have been recorded following intelligence information received about the movement of the suspects in a Toyota Corolla vehicle containing the exhibits from Taraba State en route terrorists camp in Zamfara State.

Two of the suspects were fatally injured while others escaped to the bush with possible gunshot wounds.

The injured suspects were taken to Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital Gusau and later confirmed dead by the doctor while on admission.

Spokesman of the police command, SP Mohammed Shehu who confirmed the story today 8/01/23 disclosed that a search by the operatives led to the recovery of the exhibits, while additional Joint/Vigilant operatives were deployed to the location for rigorous confidence-building patrol aimed at apprehending the fleeing suspects.

The Commissioner of Police CP Kolo Yusuf, assured the citizens of police continuous commitment to rid the state of terrorist and other criminal activities for the safety, security and peace of Zamfara State.

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