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PDP Officials Attacked In Kano

Officials of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, caretaker committee in Kano State were on Monday attacked by yet to be identified persons.

The public relations officer of the committee, Ja’afar Bello, confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Kano, that the incident happened at 1:30 pm when the committee was holding a meeting.

He said the attackers were armed with dangerous weapons and injured four persons during the attack.

“We were about to finish our meeting when the attackers suddenly invaded the venue. Some of us escaped by jumping down from the third floor of the three-story building,” Bello said.

Abubakar Rano, a journalist, who sustained a minor injury during the attack, told NAN that he jumped from the building when the attackers came.

When contacted the police commissioner in the state, Musa Daura, confirmed the incident.

He said four suspects were arrested and being questioned at the command’s State Criminal Investigation Department, CID.