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Gunmen kill policeman, one other in Kano

26 September 2012, 12:12

Kano - Gunmen have killed a mobile policeman and one other person in Sheka area of Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State.

An eye-witness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano that the incident happened around 6.30 p.m on Tuesday.

According to the witness, three gunmen went to the area on a motorcycle, trailing the policeman who was in plain clothes.

It was learnt that on reaching a secluded part of the area, the gunmen fired several shots into the air to scare away people around the area before killing the policeman.

The other victim of the gun attack was reported to have been killed during the incident by a stray bullet.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the incident.

He, however, said the police were yet to know the identities of the deceased persons.

According to him, investigation into the matter had since begun while security had been beefed up in the area.


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