Unknown gunman opens fire on youths in Kano


An unknown gunman has opened fire on youths, leaving some of the injured, while they were enjoying horse rides, as part of activities to mark the wedding ceremony of a colleague in Kano.

The victims were rushed to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

The father of one of the victims, Malam Mohammed Abdullahi, described the incident, as very unfortunate.

”I have never witnessed this kind of madness in my life, for someone to just open fire on innocent youths, without any just cause.”

The Police Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Police Command, Abdullahi Haruna, who confirmed the shooting, said he is yet to receive details of the incident.

He said the police will comb the area, in order to arrest and interrogate the perpetrator, to establish the reason for his action.

He added that at the end of the day, the gunman would be charged to court.

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