More poker players shot in Nigeria

More poker players shot in Nigeria

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Playing poker has become a dangerous business in Nigeria. Four players were shot and killed in the Kano Municipality over the weekend by gunmen riding motorcycles.

According to a report from, the assailants carried out the attack using assault rifles with eyewitnesses saying that the attackers threatened to wipe out all those they said were 'transgressing against God' in the city.

The latest attack is the fourth such assault since January.

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