Two police men have been seriously injured after a gun battle with some armed robbers between Datoyili and Sankpala along the Damongo-Tamale road.
The incident according to eye witness report happened around 7:00pm this evening after it was alleged that the said robbers had snatched an ash saloon car from a nearby community and were trying to abscond with it along that stretch of road.
The victim immediately called the Yapei police and a road-block was mounted around Datoyilo some few miles away from Sankpala.
The armed thief’s upon reaching the road-block opened gun fire on the two men in black.One of the police men was shot in the head and arm while the other was shot on the leg.They continued to shoot at every side of the road till they got their way through.
According to the report,the unknown thief’s succeeded in absconding with the said Saloon car by making a U-Turn along the Buipe road.
The injured police men have been rushed to the hospital and are responding to treatment.