Gunmen kill Chinese miner, 3 others in Nasarawa

Four workers of a mining company were killed on Monday by gunmen in Nasarawa.

Those killed included a Chinese national and three Nigerians.

The incident happened at Alongani village in Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa.

Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Kennedy Idirisu, confirmed the killing to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Lafia on Tuesday.

Idirisu said the victims where killed at about 4p.m as they returned from their mining site in a company truck.

The PPRO said a Chinese, a police escort and two others were killed during the ambush while another Chinese survived with bullet wound and was being treated in a hospital.

He said the Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Sadiq-Bello had deployed officers to the area to work in collaboration with other security agencies as well as the vigilantes to fish out the perpetrators of the heinous crime.

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