Gunmen have killed two police officers in an attack that happened at Kwalam village, in Taura Local Government Area, Jigawa State.
Channels tv in its report said the assailants also abducted another police officer.
Lawal Shisu, the spokesperson for Jigawa Police Command, reportedly confirmed the incident.
In his statement, Shisu said the assailants set fire to one of the improvised police vehicles.
“Upon receipt of the report, we mobilised a team of policemen and headed to the scene and upon arrival, we engaged them in a gun duel and they fled away,” Shisu said.
“ASP Anas Usaini and Insp. Sunusi Alasan were dead close to an improvised patrol vehicle which was set ablaze,” he said.
Shisu added that the assailants invaded the residence of a 60-year-old man, Alhaji Ma’aru Abubakar in Kwalam town, and abducted him.