Police Repel Terrorists Attack, Kill One, Rescue Victim In Katsina

An individual who was kidnapped by the terrorists was rescued unhurt.


The Katsina State Police Command has repelled a terrorist attack at Karfi village in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the State.

While countering the attack, the command succeeded in neutralizing one of the terrorists and rescued a kidnapped victim unhurt.

The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon, after the command received a distress call suggesting that terrorists in their numbers, shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles, invaded the house of one Kabir Sule, M, aged 37years, within Karfi village, Malumfashi LGA of the state.

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According to the information obtained, the assailants abducted Sule after their raid.

The Divisional Police Officer in charge of Malumfashi, led a combine team of policemen and vigilante to the area where the team engaged the terrorists in a fierce gun duel and successfully repelled them.

Police Spokesman, SP Gambo Isah in a statement on Thursday stated that, search parties are still combing the area with hopes to arrest some of the gunmen who fled with various injuries, as well as the recovery of bodies of some of the assailants who might have died from their wounds.

According to SP Gambo, further details regarding this mission will be communicated as soon as investigations get concluded.