UPDATE - Clash in Sokoto: Four Gunmen Dead, Hideout Demolished, Ammunition Recovered

UPDATE - Clash in Sokoto: Four Gunmen Dead, Hideout Demolished, Ammunition Recovered

Four gunmen (3 men, 1 woman) were killed on Wednesday in Sokoto after a raid at their hideout by a joint military and police team.

Briefing newsmen on the incident, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Tasi'u, Commander, 1 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Sokoto, said several arrests were also made.

He said the security operatives raided the hideout of the suspects located along Line 'A', Alu Estate in Bado area of Sokoto.

According to him, several arms and ammunitions, cash, 10 handsets, a laptop computer and two vehicles were recovered.

Tasi'u, who declined to entertain questions from journalists, said the house had been demolished.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the gunmen had engaged the security operatives in a gun battle from about 12 midnight to 9am.

Alhaji Shua'ibu Gambo, the Commissioner of Police in the state, had earlier confirmed the incidence, saying that the raid followed a tip-off.

UPDATE - Clash in Sokoto: Four Gunmen Dead, Hideout Demolished, Ammunition Recovered

Source: Naija.ng

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