Two persons were killed by unknown gunmen at a drinking pub in Zaira, the Kaduna State police Command said on Sunday.
DSP Aminu Lawal, the command’s Public Relations Officer, said one other person was injured in the incident, which took place on Saturday night along King’s Road, Sabon-Gari area of the town.
Lawal said that security operatives were on the trail of the gunmen, adding that there were clues that would assist the police in tracking down the killers.
While applauding the people for reporting the incident, he urged them to be more security conscious and to promptly report any suspicious characters in their midst.
Meanwhile, an eyewitness said that the gunmen came in a vehicle and opened fire on their victims at the pub.
“The incident led to the death of two people and another was rushed to the hospital for medical attention.
“The security agents were alerted and they responded promptly. The security personnel pursued the killers but I can’t say what happened next.”