Four persons have been confirmed dead in a clash between some Army and Police officers in Damaturu, Yobe state Wednesday, April 12th. According to reports, the clash started following the abduction of the Mopol commandant in charge 41, Damaturu, by some Army officials. The abducted commandant was said to have been moving in a convoy Tuesday when a man intercepted his convoy.

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The police officers attached to him harassed the man, not knowing that he was an Army officer.
Then Tuesday morning, some Army officers kidnapped the commandant, which resulted in a shoot-out between both security agents.

Business activities in the area was suspended for many hours following the clash

In the meantime, some security officials who were injured during the clash are being treated at the State Specialist hospital.

However the area is calm after the clash.