The Katsina State Police Command on Monday revealed that its operatives successfully repelled terrorists’ attack at Badole village, in the Kurfi Local Government Area of the state over the weekend.
The spokesman for the Command, Gambo Isah, said in a statement on Monday that the terrorists had swooped on the village early Saturday morning where they, amongst others, rustled an unspecified number of domestic animals.
He revealed that the operatives of the command and members of the vigilante in the council who were alerted of the incident mobilised and blocked the exit route of the terrorists at Yarrunfar Koza village.
According to the PPRO, the development led to a gun duel between the security team and the terrorists.
Isah added that “many terrorists” were killed in the process while all the rustled animals were recovered.
The statement read in part, “On January,15,2022, at about 01.20 a.m, bandits in their numbers, attacked Badole village, Kurfi, rustled unspecified number of domestic animals.
” The DPO led a combined team of police and vigilante and blocked their exit route at Yarrunfar Koza village, Kurfi Local Government Area. The team engaged the terrorists in a gun duel, many were neutralized and all the rustled animals were recovered.”