April 16, 2018 / 3:08 PM / a year ago

Gunmen in Nigeria's Kano state kill policeman and abduct German citizen -police

KANO, Nigeria, April 16 (Reuters) - Gunmen in Nigeria’s Kano state on Monday killed a policeman and abducted a Germany citizen, the police said.

Five gunmen ambushed a motor vehicle carrying construction workers and opened fire on them along Sabon Titi Madobi road in the northern state of Kano, a police spokesman said. The German embassy in Nigeria declined to comment. (Reporting by Desmond Mgboh Additional reporting by Paul Carsten in Abuja Writing by Chijioke Ohuocha Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg)

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