Bandits reportedly killed a Divisional Police Officer named A. Rano in Jibia local government area of Katsina State during an attack on Magama section of Jibia town.
According to residents of Jibia, the gunmen attacked the town at about 3a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9, firing gunshots sporadically.
However, the bandits, who had positioned themselves strategically, ambushed the vehicle bringing officers to the village.
They fired shots at the car from all angles, killing the DPO, another police officer and a civilian in the attack, while two soldiers were left with severe bullet wounds.