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Three killed as rival gangs clash in Kano

At least three people have been killed during a fight which erupted between rival gangs in Darmanawa quarters, Tarauni Local government area of Kano.

The fight broke out on Sunday evening, after one Muhammad Barde, 59, organised a Gangi event, a cultural event for local hunters, to celebrate the wedding of his children.

Thugs had taken advantage of the activity to engage in a supremacy battle in the area, with many of them armed with dangerous weapons and within minutes, a fight broke out.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Kano, SP Haruna Kiyawa, who confirmed the incident, said the police responded to a distressed call and dispersed the armed hoodlums.

However, a few hours after the fight continued among the armed thugs, leading to a confrontation with the police.

This led to the death of one Sadiq Abdulkadir, 23 of Darmanawa quarters and Muhammad Sani, 22, of Sallari quarters.

Also, a teenager Sadiq Abdullahi,18, of Karkasara quarters was said to have died from bullet wounds when police were trying to disperse the thugs, according to residents.

The police commissioner, Usaini Gumel ordered immediate arrest of the organiser of the event alongside two others, stating that investigations would commence soon.

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