VPRO-E NEWS: Injured Emir of Kano flown to London

The Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero has been flown to his hospital in London for treatment following gun shot injury sustained yesterday 19th January,2013 in an attempt to take his life.

The Emir of Kano who went with his son Sanusi Ado Bayero and other guards were injured in the saturday’s attack by an unknown gun men on his way from a quaranic graduation ceremony at masallacin murtala, on Zoo road.

The Emir’s driver, two palace guards and an official of kumbtso Local Government, in the convoy were not so lucky, they were killed in the resulting explosion.

The gun men according to eyewitness, were in two groups, one group rode in smashed Sport Utility Van (SUV) while the other were on a motorbike. They both attacked simultaneously with explosives device and guns. These took place at about 10:30 am, as the operation was over in a few seconds. The unknown gun men immediately fled the scene.

Posted for VPRO-E_TV


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