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Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Two FRSC Officers killed by gunmen

A Report from the Vanguard Newspaper says unknown gunmen,Wednesday, killed two officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, and injured another at Madobi Road, near Sani Abacha Youth Centre in Kano State.

The incident, which occurred at 1pm, triggered pandemonium in the metropolis.
Sources said the gunmen, who rode on a motorcycle, opened fire on the FRSC patrol van with four of its personnel, killing two instantly and critically injuring the third. The fourth escaped unhurt.

Sector Commandant of the FRSC in the state, Shehu Zaki, said: “Two officers died instantly, while one sustained bullet wounds. But the fourth person survived the attack. It is a very sad incident.”

The attack on the FRSC officers came barely 24 hours after gunmen killed two policemen on polio immunisation exercise, Tuesday, at Kofar Dawanau quarters of Dala Local Government Area of the city.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, also confirmed the incident, saying a special squad has been deployed to comb the area in search of the gunmen.

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