Terrorists Attack Nigerian Army Convoy In Buhari’s Home State, Kill Two Soldiers, Four Others
Two personnel of the Nigerian army have been killed following an ambush on a military convoy by gunmen suspected to be terrorists in Katsina State.
The deceased soldiers and others were ambushed on Wednesday evening along Shimfida–Gurbi Road, Jibia Local Government Area of the state.
Four civilians were also killed during the attack.
Our reporters gathered that the military convoy was escorting residents of Shimfida community to Jibia town.
Also, an officer was declared missing in action and feared abducted by the terrorists.
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“An Armoured Personnel Carrier ran over IEDs planted by the terrorists, killing two soldiers and four civilians,” a source said.
“Some bandits were also killed while others sustained life-threatening injuries.”
Katsina, despite being the home state of President Muhammadu Buhari, has witnessed sporadic attacks by bandits and kidnappers that have claimed the lives of many.