2 soldiers missing, as gunmen kill 2 mobile policemen in Taraba

Two mobile police officers were shot dead by some gunmen, Monday night, while on duty at a checkpoint in Dogongawa, along KatsinaAla-Takum road in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Same Monday night, two soldiers attached to the joint military operation were feared missing in an ambush by suspected bandits at Bonta community in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue state.

Confirming the death of the two mobile policemen, chairman of Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State, Shiban Tikari, said: “The gunmen came on motorcycles, through the back of the Central Primary School, Dogongawa.

“They opened fire on the two policemen, killed them and took away their rifles.”

At press time, spokesman of the state police command, DSP David Misal, was yet to confirm the report.

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