Gun Men Kill Five In Kano, As Multiple Explosions Rock BUK Neighborhood
Multiple explosion believed to have been carried out by members of the Boko Haram Sect yesterday rocked the neighborhood of Bayero University of Kano and gunfire reported in other parts of the city leaving five people dead and the Boko Haram sect loosing four of its members.
The explosion at the university neighborhood reportedly affected the Kabuga Red Bricks area behind the university.
Kano Police Commissioner Ibrahim Idris told our correspondent that the suspected members of the sect attempted to attack a mosque near the Bayero university on Sunday evening before police engaged them in a gun battle, where four of the sect were killed.
Earlier, gunmen on motorbikes killed five people in two separate attacks in other areas of Kano, one targeting airforce staff, military spokesman Lt Ikediche Iweha said.