By Abimbola Ogunnaike
Gunmen suspected to be fighters of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) attacked a police station in Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State killing four policemen and carted away cache of ammunition, reports Daily Trust online.
According to the report, ISWAP fighters reportedly stormed the police station at Gajiram town, Nganzai LGA and opened fire on the policemen on duty.
Security sources told the medium that the invaders partially torched the station.
”There was confusion in our town last night. The ISWAP fighters attacked the police station in Gajiram. They outnumbered and overpowered the policemen on duty.”
“We found four dead bodies of the police who lost their lives early this morning, Some policemen are yet to return as we speak,” a vigilante source said.
A top security source said the invaders had left the scene before the military reinforcement arrived.
“Yes, when we got the report, our troop mobilized and moved to the scene, but unfortunately the invaders had ran away,” the source said.
As of filling this report, the state police command is yet to comment on the sad development.