Gunmen Kill Chinese Miner, 1 Police, 2 Others In Nasarawa State

Some unidentified gunmen has killed one Chinese national, a police officer and two other workers of a mining company at Alongani village in Nasarawa Eggon local government area of Nasarawa state.

The State Police Command spokesman, DPS Kennedy Idirisu, who confirmed the killing, said that the victims were returning from their mining site in a company truck at about 4:00pm Monday before they were ambushed at Alongani village by the gunmen who shot at them from different directions.

Idirisu said that a Chinese, a police escort and two others workers were killed during the ambush while another Chinese national survived with bullet wound and currently being treated in the hospital.

Idrisu added that the state Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Sadiq Bello, had deployed officers and men of the command to the area to work in collaboration with other security agencies as well as the vigilante in order fish out the perpetrators of the heinous crime.

He noted that the Commissioner of Police had visited the chairman of the Nasarawa Eggon local government area as well as the mining company office with the view to tackling the disturbing situation in the area.

Credit: dailytrust