Terrorists ambush security convoy, kill five police officers in Katsina state

Five mobile police officers have been killed by suspected terrorists in an ambush on their way to  Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State on Sunday morning and reportedly stole five AK-47 rifles after killing the officers.

Penpushing reports that the residents said the victims left their base in Zandam village for the official trip when they were attacked, adding that four of the officers reportedly died at the scene of the attack, which occurred around 6 a.m., while the other died while receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre, Katsina

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The Katsina State Police Command Public Relations Officer Abubakar Aliyu, as at the time of filing this report was yet to make any official statement on the incident, just as findings showed that the location of the attack as a high-risk area.

Penpushing further reports that attacks by terrorists are frequent in the Jibia area of Katsina and adjoining areas in neighbouring Kaduna and Zamfara States, making lives difficult for residents, mostly agrarian farmers

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