One of the two civilians, Idris
The Niger State Police Command has confirmed the killing of three people by gunmen who attacked the palace of the Emir of Kagara in Rafi Local Government Area of the state.
The State Commissioner of Police, CP Monday Kuryas, confirmed the incident on Wednesday, September 29. Kuryas said the incident occurred at about 5:30pm on Tuesday and that over 100 attackers who came with dangerous weapons were able to gain entry into the emir’s palace and the divisional police headquarters in the area.
He said a policeman and two civilians were gunned down by the bandits during the incident.
Two of the civilians have been identified as Idris Hussaini and Alhaji Ila.