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Police neutralize 11 terrorists in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command has neutralised 11 terrorists in Zamfara State.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu said some of the terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds on Thursday.

SP Shehu, said two AK 47 rifles, and cutlasses belonging to the terrorists were also recovered by the police.

According to him, the Police Tactical Operatives in collaboration with the vigilante, responded to distress call regarding the ambush by large number of bandits on the Hillux Vehicle conveying two Chinese Nationale and their Police escort, while on their way to assess an ongoing project in Maradun Local Government of the State.

He explained that the victims sustained various degree of gunshot wounds during the ambush and were rushed to Federal Medical Center, Gusau for treatment.

SP Shehu however explained that one of them named Fan Yu, was later confirmed dead by the doctor.

The command says it has deployed additional operatives to the area to complement the ongoing operations by the joint security operatives to restore normalcy and arrest the fleeing terrorists.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; editing by Julian Osamoto & Adeniyi Bakare