Gunmen Kill Two Persons, Injure Four Others in Kano


Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano

Suspected gunmen in a car on Monday night raided a sleepy town of Bagwai in Kano State and unleashed terror, killing two persons and injuring four others.

The victims are the son of a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the area, whose name could not be ascertained as at press time and one-time zonal woman leader of the party in Kano North, Hajiya Balaraba Sani.

THISDAY gathered that the two persons were killed during the attack that lasted for few minutes.

The incident occurred in front of a shop in Bagwai town.

It was also learnt that policemen later came to evacuate the corpses as well as the injured, who were rushed to the hospital.

Police spokesman in the state, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, confirmed the incident.

Abdullahi said the command has since commenced an investigation over the incident.