3 Policemen Killed in Fierce Gun Battle in Plateau and Their Rifles Taken Away
Some unknown gunmen ambushed and killed three police officers on patrol in the early hours of Monday on a road between Plateau and Kaduna states.
According to reports, the incident occurred at Hawan Kibo, the boundary between Plateau and Kaduna states. The rifles of the officers were also taken away.
A police source revealed that the incident took place at the same spot where two police officers attached to the special task force on Jos crisis were shot and killed earlier in the year.
The incident happened about 24 hours after gunmen raided Godogodo community, a settlement in Jama’ar Local Government Area of Kaduna State leaving many dead.
The volatile situation in the area has forced residents to flee the community for fear of further attacks.