Gunmen kill 3 policemen at checkpoint in Kaduna

Three Policemen serving at Fadan Karshi Outpost in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State were on Tuesday gunned down by unknown gunmen at a checkpoint between Fadan Karshi and Sabon Gida village.

Vice-chairman, Sanga Local Government Council, Abubakar Abba, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday.

He added that their bodies have been deposited at the Gwantu General Hospital.

“Two policemen died on the spot and the third one died on the way to the hospital.

“Investigation had commenced as security agents have swung into action, while members of the community have been urged to be calm,” he said.

He decried the increase in the wave of crime in the area and appealed to relevant security agencies to rise up to the challenge.

The Deputy Police Public Relations Officer at Kaduna State Command, ASP Suleiman Abubakar, also confirmed the incident.

He said that a statement would soon be issued on the development.



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