At the very least one police officer have been killed by suspected armed bandits at Rumjin Sambo space of Sokoto South native authorities space of Sokoto state
Residents within the space says eyewitness reviews revealed that, the suspected bandits have been sighted on motorbikes numbering about twenty very near the premises of Usmanu Danfodio College major campus at about 1:45AM On Tuesday.
They are saying, the unknown Gunmen later deserted their motorbikes and transfer on foot near a mosque round Noma Hospital within the space the place a large variety of Muslim devoted gathered for tahajjud prayer.
Resident say, it isn’t clear if the the bandits goal the devoted praying the mosques.
Based on sources within the space, a police patrol van transfer near the scene of the crime throughout their routine patrol and the bandits on sighting the police open hearth on the patrol van and within the course of killed one of many police males on patrol.
Residents say, the remainder of the police within the patrol group chased the bandits and open hearth on them, however sadly not one of the bandits was hit as all of them escape
The police is but to confirmed this report because the Police Public Relations Officer of the command Assistant Superintendent of Police Abubakar Sanusi when contacted promised to get again to our correspondent in ten minutes and is but to take action after thirty minutes