GUNMEN suspected to be armed robbers have killed two persons, including a policeman, in Kano State.
An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Sunday that the incident occurred on Saturday, around Kings Garden, off Club Road in the Kano metropolis.
According to the witness, the suspects were in a car when they opened fire on policemen at a checkpoint, leading to the death of the policeman and one other person who was passing by. It was gathered that some people also sustained injuries during the attack, while the suspects escaped. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Rabi’u Yusuf, confirmed the incident, saying one policeman lost his life and another person was injured.
According to him, the suspects were driving in a car when they stopped at a point where the police were conducting a stop and search operation. Read more