A German, Raufach Edgar, who was kidnapped in Kano on January this year has been killed by his captors Thursday morning before he could be rescued by men of the JTF.
The raid is still ongoing and sporadic shootings are still being heard by residents who are all trapped within their homes and unable to go to work. A military helicopter is also still hovering overhead, providing aerial support to the forces on the ground.
Edgar until his kidnap was working with Dantata and Sawoe construction company. He was abducted by two gun men around 8 am on January 26 along the Zaria – Kano expressway were his company is located.