Three policemen were on Wednesday killed and some expatriates whose identities are yet to be known were abducted by unidentified gun men along Sokoto-Bodinga road in Sokoto state.
Eye witness account said the victims met their waterloo in the morning hours after serious exchange of gun fire.
It was gathered that security personnel were swiftly drafted to strategic locations and major streets for stop and search on vehicles coming in and outside the state.
Reports also revealed that the kidnapped expatriates were working with an engineering firm – Triacta Nigeria Limited, the construction firm handling Sokoto–Jega–Koko Federal road project.
However, the Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO), of the state command, DSP Cordelia Nwawe who confirmed the incident, said investigation was ongoing, assuring that soon the police will brief the press on the incident.