Gunmen ambush, kill 8 security operatives in Kogi


Some gunmen on Saturday afternoon ambushed some security men at Jidda-Bassa community in Ajaokuta Local Government Areas of Kogi state, killing three police officers and five vigilantes.

It was gathered from a reliable source that some people living in Jidda-Bassa community reported to the DPO that some unknown people have attacked their farms.

The source further stated that the DPO mobilised some of his men and the vigilantes to the scene, however before they could get to the farm, they were ambushed by some gunmen.

The source said that during the attack three Policemen and five vigilantes were killed on the spot.

The source said the bodies of victims have been deposited at the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune