By Salim Yunusa

Two people including a police officer were on Monday night killed by gunmen who attacked a mining site at Arufu community in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Two Chinese who were working on the site, which is being operated by H&H Mining company were abducted by the gunmen and taken to an unknown destination.

A Mobile policeman and several others sustained varying degrees of injuries in the attack that occurred at about 9.45pm on Monday.

Arufu is a border community between Taraba and Benue states and the community has been experiencing series of attacks due to mining activity in the area.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Taraba State Command, David Misal, is yet to confirm the incident.

The management of the mining company is yet to release a statement

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