Gunmen Kill Village Head And Wife In Jos

Gunmen Kill Village Head And Wife In Jos

Gunmen, on Thursday killed a man and his wife in Kachin village, Kurra Falls in Barakin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

A little girl, said to be a relation of the victims, was also killed by the gunmen.

The incident came on the heels of Monday’s assassination of four members of the same family in Chaha village in Vwang District in Jos South Local Government.

Our correspondent learnt that the man killed was the village head of Kachin.

However, the police were said to have gunned down two of the assailants.

A source said the gunmen had invaded the village around 12 midnight on Wednesday and attacked the village head and his family.

But following a distress call, some riot policemen, who were deployed in the area, killed two of the assailants.

Police Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Abuh, who confirmed the incident, said, “Some gallant men of the mobile police force, who responded to the emergency call, killed two of the insurgents.”

Abuh said the bodies of the suspects and the victims had been deposited in the morgue of the Air Force Military Hospital in Jos.

Source: Naij.com

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