Gunmen kill nine female health workers in Kano

This is so sad! A total of 9 female Health workers were shot death at two
Community health centres  in the ancient city of Kano by unknown gunmen
in two separate attacks today.

Local media report that the first offensive on the polio workers  at Filin
Kashu, Ungwa-Uku General area left two dead, while 4 others were
critically injured.

The gunmen allegedly arrived the
Community health centre at 9.00am i tricycyles, opening fire on the defenseless
paramedics and subsequently escaped in the ensuing pandemonium.

In another attack recorded at Hotoro Haye, 7 female workers were shot dead at the Community health centre.

The Kano State Commissioner of Health, Dr Abubakar Labaran Yusuf
while confirming the incident explained that “6 were shot at Ungwa-Uku
but two died while 4 survived”.

The Police Public Relation Officer, Kano Police Command, ASP, Magaji
Musa Majia confirmed that “9 female health workers were shot dead in the
separate attacks”

ASP Magaji also disclosed that the bodies of the victims have been deposited at the Murtala Muhammad Hospital in the city”

…..May the souls of the departed rest in peace.

Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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