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Gunmen kill 2 policemen in fresh attack

16 January 2013, 07:38

Kano - Gunmen on Tuesday killed two policemen at Kwana Hudu in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State, barely nine hours after they murdered two and injured another.

An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano that the incident occurred around 5 p.m. on Jan. 15.

According to the witness, the gunmen attacked a police check-point in the area and killed their victims.

However, the Public Relations Officer of the state Police command, ASP Magaji Majiya, told NAN that security agencies were trailing the gunmen in the affected areas with a view to apprenhending them.

"What happened at Kwana Hudu in Nasarawa Local Government Area was not an attack, but it was a search carried out by our men, which is yielding positive result," said the spokesman.

NAN recalls that two policemen were killed while another was injured at Yan’awaki Unguwa Uku located at the outskirts of Kano metropolis, following an early morning attack on a police vehicle by suspected gunmen.



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