Gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday invaded Manchok village in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna, killing two policemen.
An eyewitness told our correspondent that the gunmen also robbed several houses in the area, including that of the Secretary to the Local Government, Umar Yakubu.
It was also gathered that the gunmen succeeded in attacking the divisional police station in Kaura, killing the two policemen after a gun battle.
The incident was described by the Kaduna State Police Commissioner, Mr. Olufemi Adenaike, as “a kind of hit-and-run operation by the hoodrums.”
However, Adenaike added that the gunmen were chased out of the place by the superior fire power of policemen.