(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Eight gunmen were killed and six kidnapped victims were rescued
by the military and police in Nigeria's northern Katsina state,
police said on Sunday, Trend reports citing Xinhua .
Gambo Isah, the police spokesperson in Katsina, said in a
statement that police operatives conducted on Saturday morning an
intelligence-based operation, repelling gunmen and rescuing the six
Eight gunmen on the run were killed in a follow-up operation by
the Nigerian air force in the same area on Sunday, Isah said.
The most populous African country has been plagued by a series
of armed attacks in recent months.
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