Oyogist.com has learned that thirteen police officers have been killed after bandits ambushed mobile operatives who were responding to distress calls in communities within and around Kurar Mota village in Bungudu LGA of Zamfara State.
SP Mohammed Shehu spokesperson of the State Police Command, Confirmed the attack which took place on Sunday, said
“Unfortunately, 13 personnel paid the supreme price”.
SP Shehu, however, noted that the bandits on their part also suffered heavy casualties, adding that a manhunt against the armed bandits that took the officers by surprise at Kurar Mota village has been launched.
Police Commissioner, CP Hussaini Rabiu, while visiting some officers who were injured in the attack, assured the people of Zamfara that the Force will not discourage the officers and men of the command from discharging their mandate of protecting lives and properties of the citizens.