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Gunmen attack Kwara community, kill policeman, kidnap Chinese national

Unknown gunmen have attacked a quarry site in the Shao area of Moro Local Government of Kwara State.

The assailants killed one mobile police officer and abducted a Chinese national during the attack on Tuesday.

The gunmen reportedly burnt the car allegedly used in the operation and vanished.

One other police operative reportedly injured in the attack is said to be receiving medical attention at an undisclosed location.

The spokesman of the Kwara State Police Command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, said ” the command is working round the clock to get the victim rescued and perpetrators apprehended.”

“Meanwhile, the command is in a mourning mood over the killing of one of our operatives,” he added.

According to the spokesman, the Commissioner of Police, Tuesday Assayomo, has set up a special investigation team to investigate the matter.

He said, “the people of Kwara State would be briefed accordingly of our progress please.”

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