Terrorists Ambush Military Convoy in Kastina, Kill 2 Soldiers, Other Civilians


Alt: "Military Armored Personnel Carrier attacked by terrorists"

Gunmen suspected to be terrorists ambushed a military convoy in Katsina State

The ambush took place on Wednesday evening along Shimfida–Gurbi Road, Jibia Local Government Area of the state while to the military convoy was escorting residents of Shimfida community to Jibia town.

Two soldiers and four civilians lost their lives during the attack, while an officer was declared missing in action and may have been abducted by the terrorists.

According to a source, some of the terrorists were also killed.

The source said “an Armoured Personnel Carrier ran over IEDs planted by the terrorists, killing two soldiers and four civilians.”

“Some bandits were also killed while others sustained life-threatening injuries.”

Katsina State has witnessed several attacks by terrorists, bandits and kidnappers with many deaths recorded, despite being the home of the President, Muhammadu Buhari.

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