The Kano state police command has confirmed the killings of two people by unknown gunmen at Bagwai local government area.
The command public relations officer DSP Abdullahi Haruna stated this while responding to journalists in Kano.
He said the command was still investigating on the matter, saying details outcome of their investigation would be relayed to the public in the near future.
Radio Nigeria learnt that the suspected gunmen came in a car and invaded the town around 10.30 pm killing the son of a Peoples Democratic Party stalwart in the area and one-time zonal woman leader of the party in Kano North, Hajia Balaraba Sani.
It was also gathered that another young man, Muhammad aged 35 and a staff of the Health Department, Bagwai local government council, was killed during the attack that lasted for some time.
An eye witness who spoke to radio Nigeria under the condition of anonymity said the incident occurred in front of a shop in town, where they sell fish.
He further explained that the Police later came to evacuate the corpses, as well as the injured, who were rushed to the hospital.