25 August 2011
The attacks rocked the northeastern town of
and killed seven police officers, a soldier and eight others, including bank staff and customers, local government chairman Ahmad Isa Hassan said. Gombi
"Sixteen people were killed in all following attacks by gunmen on two police stations and two banks," said Hassan.
"The attackers were armed with explosives and automatic rifles with which they attacked their targets ... For now we suspect the attackers were armed robbers."