Unknown Gunmen Suspected to be Bandits on Thursday invaded a local government in Kano state. One person has been confirmed missing and a police patrol vehicle razed to the ground after armed bandits stormed Minjibir local government area of Kano State.
A police spokesman in Kano, DSP Abdullahi Haruna confirmed the incident to NewsMen. “After the gunmen kidnapped three people we engaged them in a gun battle during which they retreated, leaving two persons.
One resident, Bala Sani, told Channels Television that the gunmen arrived the town around 12:45 am, shooting sporadically around Masaka area of the town before abducting a businessman, Abdullahi Kalos.
The gunmen were said to have stationed their men at all the junctions in the town and engaged the police in a gun battle around 4:30 am, according to eyewitnesses. We are currently in pursuit of the bandits to rescue the victims because we believe some of them had sustained bullet injuries,” the police said