The incident was said to have happened between Barde and Jagindi area in Kaduna State on Tuesday about 2.30pm.
A source at the Zone 12 headquarters said that AIG Audu Madaki was shot at and injured during the attack while his Orderly was shot dead.
The AIG is said to be receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital while security has been beefed up around the Zone.
Another source disclosed that armed Police operatives had been drafted to the area to comb the bush in order to fish out the terrorists.
Several efforts to get a confirmation from the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, Thomas Goni, were futile as he didn’t pick up his call.
He did not also return the call as of the time of filing this report.