Police mourn officers killed by Boko Haram in Borno state
It was a sad day for the Borno State Police Command as three police officers were shot dead by Boko Haram Insurgents in Borno state in Monday, January 6 and the Borno command of the Nigerian Police Force is mourning its sad loss.
WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that no fewer than three operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) were shot dead by Boko Haram fighters in Borno state on Monday. They were killed in an exchange of gunfire between security operatives and the insurgents at Kundori village in Konduga local government area of Borno.
Reacting to the sad incident, the SARS commander in Borno State, Ibrahim Mohammed described the late policemen as great fighters who have made the Nigerian police proud in previous encounters.
“Yesterday 6th Jan 2020 at about 10:30 AM, SARS team on forwarding operation base at Kundori village, Konduga LG along Maiduguri/Damaturu highway came under heavy attack by Boko haram insurgents armed with five gun trucks.
“After a fierce battle, we lost the above great fighters who have made the squad and the Nigeria police command proud in previous encounters. We pray that Almighty God in His infinite mercy grants them eternal peace in paradise.”