Four Killed As Gunmen Attack Kogi Community

Channels Television  
Updated September 1, 2021
Gunmen Attack Kogi Communities, Kill Policeman And Three Others
Kogi State in Nigeria’s north-central.


At least four persons have been killed and scores injured late Tuesday after gunmen attacked Bagana community in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State.

A resident of the village explained that the gunmen invaded a shop located at the heart of the community, killing the sales representative and three customers who came to buy some items.

The attackers had gone on a shooting spree inflicting injury on many.

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While confirming the incident, the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Idrisu Dabban told Channels Television on Wednesday that the assailants came to attack one person simply identified as Musa.

“The figure known to us is that four people were killed. The 13-year-old salesman and three other customers.

“We were told that they came to attack one Musa who was not available and they went ahead to attack innocent people,” Dabban said.

He explained that no suspects have been arrested and that investigation has been launched into the incident.