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Just In: Terrorists kill Police Area Commander, one other in Katsina
By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina
ACP Aminu Umar, Area Commander, Dutsinma and one other officer were killed by terrorists in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State Tuesday evening.
Confirming the urgly incident to journalists Tuesday night, the State Police Public Relations Officer SP Gambo Isah said CP Idrisu Dabban Dauda mourn ACP Aminu Umar, Area Commander Dutsinma, as he and one other paid the supreme price while protecting live and property of citizens.
According to SP Gambo Isah “today 05/07/2022 at about 1130hrs, a distress call was received that terrorists numbering over three hundred (300), on motorcycles, shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles and General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG), ambushed ACP Aminu Umar, Area Commander, Dutsinma and team, while on clearance operation of recalcitrant bandits/terrorists, in Zakka forest, Safana LGA of Katsina State. Consequently, the Area Commander and one other gallantly lost their lives during a cross exchange of gun fire.”
He noted that CP Idrisu Dabban Dauda reaffirms the Nigeria Police Force’s commitment on the ongoing onslaught against terrorism in the State until it is completely routed out.
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