Nigeria, Feb. 4 -- Some gunmen on Monday killed a yet-to-be identified police officer attached to three Chinese expatriates in Osun State.

After killing the officer, the three expatriates were taken away from a mining site in Ifewara area of Ife East local government of the state.

Sources in the community confirmed the incident in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday.

"We heard sporadic gunshots on Monday and people were thrown into fear. Some of us traced the place and found out they they were kidnappers who came to perpetrate evil", Ifedapo Ajayi, a resident, said.

Residents also told PREMIUM TIMES that the labourers at the mining site explained that their bosses were whisked away after the attack.

Also, security sources tol...