BREAKING: 14 bandits killed while attempting to free colleagues from Benue police station
Fourteen bandits have been confirmed killed in a gun duel following an attempted attack on a police station in Katsina-Ala town, Benue state on Sunday morning.
The Benue State Police Command spokesperson, DSP Kate Anene, who confirmed the incident, said the operatives on Saturday arrested some suspected bandits and detained at Katsina-Ala Divisional Police Station for investigations.
Anene added that on Sunday morning, around 1am, some gunmen, numbering about 50, launched a blistering attack on the station in an attempt to free the suspects from custody.
The police advised the good people of Katsina Ala to remain calm and avail police with useful information.