Breaking : Bandits Set Police Vehicle Ablaze , Kidnap Businessman In Kano State

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Bandits Set Police Vehicle Ablaze, Kidnap Businessman 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 behind as they set out patrol van on fire.”

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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.

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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.

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“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.

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