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Gunmen kill 2 in Zaria

19 November 2012, 09:03

Zaria - The Police Command in Kaduna State on Sunday confirmed the killing of two people, following an attack on Cosmopolitan Hotel in Sabon-Gari, Zaria, Kaduna State.

The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Aminu Lawal, said  the attackers, who had yet to be identified, also injured two people in the attack..

He, however said that investigation into the matter had begun.

The police identified the victims as Mr Benjamin Sule and a Director of the Cosmopolitan Hotel, Mr  Nnamani Daniel.

It also named the injured as Uba Mamuda and John Oguche.

An eyewitness  said the gunmen attacked the hotel between 9:30p.m. and 10 p.m. on Saturday.

The witness said the attackers arrived at the hotel on a motorcycle and opened fire.

The bodies of the deceased were taken to Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH,) Shika. 



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