Gunmen kill 2 policemen, one Chinese, abduct 2 expatriates in Benue

have killed two and abducted two engineers working on a site along Zakibiam-Katsina-Ala road in .

The Benue Police Command confirmed the incident.

Its Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) Kate Anene, a DSP, said the also killed one expatriate during an exchange of gunfire with attached to escort the from Zakibiam to the site.

The Nation gathered the three expatriates were working with Symmetry Trading Company Limited in Sankera axis.

The incident occurred around 7:30am on Wednesday.

The statement reads: “On 7th April, 2021 at about 0730hrs a distress call was received from Police officers posted to escort expatriates from the above named company in Ukum Local Government Area that they came under an of who laid ambush at the site under construction before their arrival.

“During an exchange of fire with the gunmen, two and one of the expatriate lost their lives while two of the expatriates were kidnapped.

“More police officers have been deployed to the area for trail of the and rescue of the kidnap victims.”

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