Apr 29, 2013

Explosions, shootings, as gunmen attack Police Hqtrs, Ex-IG’s residence in Ringim

Explosions, shootings, as gunmen attack Police Hqtrs, Ex-IG’s residence in Ringim

Shootings and explosions were reported on Sunday night in Ringim town, headquarters of Ringim local government area of Jigawa state.

It was gathered that the gunmen arrived the town around 8 pm and took over the personal residence of former Inspector General of Police, Hafiz Ringim as well as the Divisional Police headquarters, while people deserted their business places and entered their respective homes.

Bomb explosions and shootings were also reported in the town.

The PPRO Jigawa State Command, ASP Abdul Jinjiri confirmed the incident.