Gunmen kill 7 vigilantes, abduct village head in Kano


By Ismail Auwal

Gunmen have killed seven people and abducted a village head of Karfi Village in Takai Local Government Area of Kano State.

The six people killed were reportedly members of a vigilante group set up to track down the kidnappers after the abduction of the traditional ruler.

When the villagers mobilised vigilante group and youths to track down the attackers, they were already on their way out of the village after abducting the Abdulyahyah Ilo.

The gunmen, it was gathered, opened fire on the trailing groups, shooting nine of them, leaving seven dead and others injured.

Confirming the incident, Kano police spokesman SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa stated that a team of operatives has been dispatched to the local government to rescue the abducted village head and apprehend the suspects.

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