Gunmen kill couple in north Nigeria

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Nigeria Police
Nigeria Police

A couple were killed by unknown gunmen in an attack in north Nigeria’s Jigawa state, local police confirmed on Monday.

The attack occurred on Saturday morning in Kebberi village in the Malammadori local government area of the state, said Lawan Shiisu, a police spokesperson in Jigawa, in a statement issued on Monday.

Shiisu said the attackers shot dead the couple after invading their house.

The police spokesperson said five suspects have been arrested and interrogated by the police, and efforts were on to arrest other fleeing attackers and “bring them to book”.

A series of gunmen attacks have hit the northern part of Nigeria in recent months, resulting in deaths and kidnappings. Enditem

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