14 March 2012
Yola/Kano — Gunmen riding two motorbikes opened fire on a security post in
Kano yesterday, killing a soldier and two policemen, less than 24 hours after attackers gunned down another soldier and a police inspector in Mubi, . Adamawa State
incident, witnesses said the gunmen approached the checkpoint along Kano
Malam Aminu Kano Way
as if they were ordinary passengers. They then drew guns and fired at the security men at about 5.30pm.
There was no official confirmation of the incident, but agency reports quoted security sources as saying two policemen and a soldier lost their lives in the attack at the Gwammaja area.
Witnesses said security men at the checkpoint returned fire, killing one of the attackers.