Gunmen kill pregnant woman, kidnap pastor, two children

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Gunmen, in a recent attack, kidnapped a Jos-based cleric, Yohanna Matongs, and two children.

It was learnt that Matongs who is a pastor with the Church of Christ in Nations was kidnapped at his house in Dadin Kowa community, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau state.

Residents of Dadin Kowa told the PUNCH in Jos on Wednesday night that the gunmen who attacked the pastor’s house also killed a pregnant woman and equally went away with her two kids.

One of the residents said “Our colleague, Pastor Yohanna Yaro Matongs, was kidnapped last night, 19 April, 2022.

“He was abducted from his house at Cocin Center, Rodya, LCC Rahwol Ramun, RCC Dadin Kowa, Jos.

“Not only was the Pastor kidnapped, the abductors also killed a pregnant woman in the area and went away with her two kids.

“The husband was not around during the attack but came back home and found the house empty with his two kids gone with the kidnappers.

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“Please, pray for us . The incident is rather unfortunate.”

The Spokesman for the Plateau state police Command,Ubah Ogaba when contacted on the incident said he will get back to our correspondent but was yet to do so as at the time of filing this report.

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