Unknown gunmen on Wednesday reportedly killed two policemen and abducted two foreigners, an American and a Canadian in Kaduna state.
The incident took place in Kagarko Local Government Area of the state.
Spokesman for the Kaduna State Police Command, Mukhtar Aliyu, confirmed the incident.
Mr Aliyu said the gunmen ambushed the vehicle coveying the two foreigners along the Jere-Kargoro Road on Tuesday night while they were returning to Abuja from Kafanchan.
“The two policemen attached to the vehicle were shot dead during an exchange of gunfire with the kidnappers who later took away the foreigners to an unknown destination.
“Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit have been deployed to rescue the American and Canadian, as well as apprehend and arrest their abductors.” Mr Aliya added.