Police Foil Attack On Gombe Station, Kills Two Gunmen


The Police in Nigeria’s Gombe State have confirmed the killing of two gunmen, who attacked Kumo Police Division in Akko Local Government Area on Friday night.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Mohammed Sule, said the police recovered one AK 47 rifle and two motorcycles from the attackers.

“As far as I am concerned, none of my men was killed. What I know is that two of the attackers were killed and we recovered one AK 47 rifle and two motorcycles,” he said.

He decried the lack of information from the public to enable the police to prevent such attacks.

Some residents of Kumo town told NAN on telephone that they heard sounds of gunshots when the attackers came in the night.

They said they could not sleep in the night because of the exchange of fire between the police and the attackers. [NAN]

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