Re-run election in Kano: Journalists escape lynching in Kano

The Governorship re-run election in Kano State, in some areas, has been marred by violence as some journalists covering the election have been reportedly assaulted by hoodlums in the state.
According to reports, the newsmen escaped lynching after they were attacked by some suspected thugs at Suntulma Primary School in Gama ward of Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.

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The journalists who were in the area to monitor the poll, were chased out of the place by the hoodlums, NAN reports.

Trouble began when some of the newsmen tried to interview some voters who were denied access into the classrooms where some of the polling units were stationed.

While trying to flee the troubled area, some of the journalists fell on ground and one of them (Name withheld), had to take refuge in a nearby Mosque in order to save his life.

It was also reported that some of the reporters had their clothes torn by the thugs.

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