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Three Policemen Killed And Syrian Worker Kidnapped In Sokoto State



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Three Policemen Murdered And Syrian Kidnapped At Construction Company in Sokoto

The Sokoto state police command, have reported the killing of three policemen and the kidnap of a Syrian, Abul Nasir, working with Triacta Construction Company at Lambar Mazaru village in Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto.

The command’s public relations officer, Cordelia Nwawe, who confirmed the incidence told NAN on Wednesday that the incident occurred at about 7. 20 a.m. at the company’s quarry site.

Ms Nwawe said the deceased, who were guards at  the premises of the company were confirmed dead in the hospital, while the expatriate was taken to an unknown place.

Meanwhile, news men who visited the place of the incident report that some of the company’s security men guarding the quarry said four hoodlums, who drove in a car with tinted glasses, attacked the place.

They said the gunmen opened fire on the policemen immediately they arrived the quarry.

According to them, the kidnapped expatriate was the manager of the site.

Nwawe however noted that the police had commenced investigation into the issue with a view to releasing the abducted Syrian national and arresting the culprits.

Source: Naija News

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