The Police Command in Yobe on Sunday said that its personnel had killed six suspected Boko Haram terrorists who earlier attacked Babbangida town in Tarmuwa Local Government Area of the state.
The Spokesman of the command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu.
Abdulkarim said the six suspected terrorists were shot dead by mobile police personnel protecting the division.
“Our mobile police personnel held their ground and exchanged gun fire with the terrorists, killing six of them while many others fled with gunshot wounds.
“The terrorists torched a vigilance group vehicle, they also destroyed part of the council secretariat, divisional police station and a military base before they were repelled,” he said.
He said a policeman was killed and another injured during the gun battle.
NAN reports that a terrorist attack on Babbangida town that occurred on Saturday evening led to the destruction of some government assets, causing panic among the residents.(NAN)
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