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Suspected Boko Haram Members Attack Police In Kumo, Gombe State

Suspected fleeing members of Boko Haram sect in the early hours of today attacked a police station in Gombe State.

Suspected fleeing members of Boko Haram sect in the early hours of today attacked a police station in Gombe State.

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A source said the incident occurred in Kumo, in Akko Local Government Area, the suspected sect members in their dozens opening fire on the policemen in a local police station in the town.

The policemen engaged the attackers in a gun duel that lasted almost 30 minutes, the source said, adding that one officer was critically wounded and rushed to an undisclosed hospital.

One of the suspects was said to have died during the attack, but SaharaReporters has not been able to verify that information with the Police Command in Gombe.

 No information is available about the rest of the attackers.
 

 

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