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Police kill two gunrunners in Zamfara

Police tactical operatives have intercept three live shells, four rocket RPG, 3 explosive shells, 151 rounds of live ammunition, four AK 47, 200 rounds of live ammunition for anti aircraft, charms and killed two gun runners in Zamfara State.

In a statement, the spokesperson of the Zamfara State Police Command, SP Mohammed Shehu, says the success was achieved as a result of an Intelligence Information received about the movement of the suspects inside a Toyota Corolla Vehicle containing the arms and ammunition from Taraba State en- route terrorists camp in Zamfara State.

He notes that two of the suspects were fatally injured while others escaped and ran into a bush with possible gunshot wounds.

According to him, the Injured suspects who were taken to Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital Gusau, were later confirmed dead by the doctor.

SP Shehu adds that additional operatives have been deployed to the location to apprehend other fleeing suspects.

Writing by Abdulrazak Kaura; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade &