Suspected gunmen on Tuesday killed five mobile policemen in Pangu community of Rafi Local Government Area of Niger state.
It was gathered that the gunmen also burnt down the Pangu primary healthcare centre and two vehicles belonging to the mobile policemen.
According to PUNCH, sources from the community said the gunmen invaded the town on motorcycles shooting sporadically to scared people away and began shooting the mobile policemen who tried to stop the attack.
The two mobile policemen reportedly lost their lives in the process.
The bodies of the deceased have been taken to the IBB Specialist Hospital.
Niger State Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Sani Idris while responding to questions from newsmen about the attack did not confirm or deny the attack.
He said, “There have been attacks here and there” while no specific information was given on the Pangu community attack.
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