Gunmen kill husband, wife in Bassa LGA of Plateau state

A forty- five- year old man, identified as Sunday Audu and his thirty-two-year-old wife, Siye have been killed by gunmen in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau state.

It was learnt that the deceased couple were returning home on a bike when they were killed by the gunmen who attacked them along Hukke village road in the council area.

Chairman of Miango Youth Development Association in the Council Area, Nuhu Nkali confirmed the incident to Jay FM in Jos on Monday

The Youth leader who described the attack as unprovoked said that the matter had been reported to the police division in the council area.

Following the killing of the couple which occurred on Sunday, villagers on Monday took to the streets in protest demanding for the withdrawal of soldiers in their communities, accusing them of failing to protect them.

Police authorities and soldiers were yet to make an official statement on the matter as at the time of filing this report

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