The gunmen were reported to have had a free rein, shooting and detonating explosives. Unidentified gunmen have attacked the Mandawari Police station in Gwale local government area of Kano in the early hours of Monday morning.
According to residents, the gun fire started at the break of dawn as the gunmen attacked the station.
The Joint Military Task force (JTF) in the state has cordoned off the area and searching for suspect.
Members of the fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram have staged similar attacks in the stated recent weeks, with the deadliest in January when almost 200lives were lost.
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