Zaria - The Kaduna State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the killing of two persons in Zaria by gunmen at a pub.
The command's Public Relations Officer, DSP Aminu Lawal, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Zaria, Kaduna State, that the incident, in which one other person was injured, took place on Saturday night along King's Road, Sabon-Gari area of the town.
Lawal said that security operatives were on the trail of the gunmen, adding that there were clues that would assist the police in tracking down the killers.
While applauding the people for reporting the incident, he urged them to be more security conscious and to promptly report any suspicious characters in their midst.
Meanwhile, an eyewitness told NAN that the gunmen came in a vehicle and opened fire on their victims at the pub.
"The incident led to the death of two people and another was rushed to the hospital for medical attention.
"The security agents were alerted and they responded promptly. The security personnel pursued the killers but I can’t say what happened next."