Two gunmen riding on a motorbike shot and killed three people playing cards in the Sharada area of Kano city today. A fourth person sustained serious injuries and has been rushed to the hospital.
Also, a constabulary police officer narrowly escaped death but sustained gunshot wounds and has also been taken to an unknown hospital, soaked in blood.
The Kano State police command spokesperson has officially confirmed the killings, while a security operative in the area said several residents have gone into hiding to avoid falling victim of the crossfire that ensures after such attacks. No group has claimed responsibility of the attack. (Sahara Reporters)