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Fire Guts Police Station in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has announced a fire incident at the Divisional Police Office in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.

The incident occured in the early hours of Monday as revealed by the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Usaini Gumel.

“At about 05.45 a.m. the Divisional Police headquarters was engulfed by fire and a major part of the building was burned down completely.

“This is in spite of prompt response by the State Fire Service,’’ he said.

Gumel said an investigation was ongoing to unravel the cause.

“The area has been cordoned off to prevent intrusion by on-lookers and miscreants, the arms and ammunition in the office are very safe.

“The Divisional Police Officer is currently sorting out some of the affected documents,” he said.

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