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JTF kills 2 militants in Kano

18 January 2013, 15:05

Kano - The Joint Military Task force, JTF, yesterday repelled an attack by unknown gunmen at its Mariri check-point, killing two and capturing five, Saharareporters reports.

Two civilians, a man and woman, also lost their lives in a cross fire during a shoot out that lasted one hour.

JTF spokesman in Kano, Capt. Ikediche Iweha, stated that one AK-47 assault rifle was recovered from the gunmen.

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