10 February 2013

Nigeria: Police Kill Two Gunmen in Kano

The Kano State Police Command weekend repelled an attack by unknown gunmen numbering about 30 on the Police divisional office in Minjibir Local Government Area of the state, about 35 kilometres away from Kano city , killing two of the bandits in the exchange of gun fire.

The state Police Command confirmed the attack to THISDAY on Saturday, saying two of the gunmen were arrested while others fled into the bush with gunshot after the crossfire.

The command disclosed that the gunmen arrived the police division at about 8.30 in the night on Friday.

According to the command, no causality was recorded by the police but the windscreen of the police vehicle was destroyed by gunshots.

The state commissioner of police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, appealed to people to continue supporting the security agencies in their effort to fish out criminals in the state.

He assured that police will not relent in their effort to ensure security of lives and properties of the people.

The commissioner expressed satisfaction with the level of cooperation from the general public, while appealing to them to continue with their cooperation.

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