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Kano Attack: Police Patrol Van Ambushed,Three Policemen Killed,one injured


Police patrol vehicle at Yan’ awaki in Tarauni Local Government Area of Kano State north west Nigeria has been ambush by unknown gunmen, killing three police officers injuring one.

Galaxy Tv News learnt from residents around the area who confirmed the incident to our correspondent, says early morning on Tuesday, some unknown gunmen on motor vehicle attacked a team of police officers on patrol and killed three while leaving one in critical condition,  “they fast-speed the police vehicle which forced them to stop, while the attackers open fire during which they killed two and escaped.”

The police public relations officer Magaji Musa Majjiya said the attack did take place and that the attackers escaped and no arrest has been made. “it is true that a team of our police officers on patrol around Yan’ awaki by Zaria road were attacked this morning, two were killed and one was injured during the attack.”

This is coming barely 24 hours after the killing of two police officers and injuring two civilians at a police checkpoint in Kawo Tishama of the state.

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