Suspected gunmen last night killed three persons in Tudun Maliki area by Zoo Road in Kano State.
Sources revealed that the gunmen riding on motorcycles, stormed the area shooting sporadically and scaring the people away in a nearby mosque before killing three people.
Police spokesman in Kano, ASP Musa Magaji Majia, who confirmed the attack, said policemen and soldiers have been deployed to the area with a view to arresting the suspected gunmen.
Majia said although no arrest had been made, investigation had since commenced on the incident.
Residents of the area who spoke to journalists, said the gunmen fled the area after the attack, while security agents condoned off the area.
Recalled that the area had subsequently been attack by gunmen.
The spokesman of the police also restated the command’s commitment to arrest the culprits behind the attack, while soliciting the cooperation of the people in the area to help the security agents expedite action against frequent attacks.