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Herdsmen ambush, kill three cops in Taraba

The Taraba State Police Command has confirmed the killing of three personnel and two vigilantes in Bujum Kusawa Village under the Lau Local Government Area of the state.

According to Punch, the state Commissioner of Police, David Akinremi, condoled with the families of the slain officers and vowed to bring the perpetrators to book.

The officers led by ASP Kilobas Iliya were deployed to quell an attack on Bujum community but were ambushed on their way by suspected herdsmen, leading to the death of the three officers and two vigilantes.

The statement said, “One AK47 rifle and one service pistol were carted away by suspected herdsmen, while two other officers escaped.”

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