Nigerian police
Nigerian police

Two suspected kidnappers were killed and six others arrested in a police operation in Nigeria’s northern state of Katsina, local authorities said on Friday.

The suspects were killed and arrested on Wednesday following raids on their hideouts, state police said in a statement reaching Xinhua in Lagos.

Katsina police spokesman Gambo Isah said 130 rustled cows, 225 sheep and one AK-47 rifle were recovered in the operation.

The northern part of Nigeria has witnessed a series of attacks by gunmen in recent months. Enditem

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