At least six persons have been killed and five others injured following an attack on the convoy of the Emir of Potiskum in Yobe State, Umaru Bubaram along the Kaduna-Zaria expressway in Kaduna State.
The spokesperson of the Police Command in the state, DSP Yakubu Sabo says the gunmen intercepted the convoy and immediately opened fire on sighting the entourage killing four aides of the emir and two other passengers of a commercial bus.
DSP Sabo added that the gunmen dressed in military camouflage also abducted an unidentified number of passengers before the arrival of security operatives.
He also noted that a manhunt of the gunmen has already commenced to rescue victims and arrest the suspects.
The injured including the Emir of Potiskum were rushed to the hospital for medical attention