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Bandits kill 7 policemen, 1 guard in Jigawa — AIG


DUTSE – Bandits on Wednesday attacked a police station, a bank and a Sharia Court and killed eight people, including policemen, in Gwaram town, Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa.

The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) zone 1, Mr Tambari Muhammed, made this known when he spoke with newsmen in Dutse.

Muhammed said that four mobile policemen, three conventional policemen and one civilian guard, were killed in the attack.

According to him, about 200 attackers entered the town with motorcycles and cars at about 1a.m.

The AIG described the situation as unfortunate in the state that had been enjoying peace for long.

He added that from the information made available to them, the bandits used explosives to attack the bank, police station and court.

Muhammed said that no arrest had been made but more armed policemen had been deployed to the area.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the same bank was attacked in Gwaram in 2012. (NAN)

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