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Unknown gunmen Friday night, killed the General Manager of the Kaduna based weekly publication, The New Democrat newspaper, Malam Ustaz Yunus.

Sources told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the gunmen stormed the residence of Yunus at Ungwan Dosa area of Kaduna metropolis at about 7:45 p.m., and shot him dead.

Sources in the area said Yunus had finished the prayers in a nearby mosque and had just entered his house to break the fast when the gunmen stormed the house and shot him dead.

Some staff of the newspaper outfit, who opted for anonymity said no single item was taken away from the residence of the victim.

“We suspect a political undertone to his killing because the killers did not take anything from the house.

“They just stormed the house, killed him, and disappeared,” said one of the staff.

Kaduna State Police Command’s spokesperson, Aminu Lawal, confirmed the incident, adding that investigations had commenced on the matter.

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