From Femi Oyelola Kaduna
Unknown gunmen yesterday attacked and killed two police officers who were on a foot patrol along Nnamdi Azikiwe Express Way of Kakuri Area in Kaduna.
The Police Public Relations Officer DSP Yakubu Sabo disclosed this in a statement made available to the media in Kaduna yesterday According to DSP Sabo, after a fierce gun duel, two of the men and a civilian driver were killed while five other policemen sustained gun injuries and are receiving treatment at a hospital in Kaduna.
He added that the attack occurred around. 5:25am and some of the attackers escaped with gun injuries. “ They quickly retreated and fled the scene.”
“Detectives have been mobilized to the area with a view to track down the fleeing killers and bring them to justice.
“The Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command is saddened by the ugly incident and vowed to bring the perpetrators to book.
“The CP also sympathizes with the families of the gallant officers who laid their lives for their country and pray for the repose of their souls.
“ We are investigating the incident and the command will update the public in due course,” the statement said.