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A female Senior Secondary School 3 student of St. Monica Girls Secondary School, Otukpo, Benue State, was killed by some unknown gunmen on Friday.

According to The PUNCH, the student was reportedly killed at the time she went to remove her clothes from where she hung them to dry.

The victim was writing the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examinations when she was killed.

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“The girl was a student of St. Monica Girls Secondary School, Otukpo, and lived with her parents on No 38, Idikwu Road.

“She had washed her clothes and spread them to dry; she just went outside to remove the clothes when two gunmen who scaled the fence shot her in the head,” a source said.

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It was gathered that the incident happened in the presence of her younger sister, identified as Rosemary, who ran to their parlour to inform their father about what happened

The gunmen were said to have left the house after killing the victim.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Catherine Anene, confirmed the incident.

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She said, “The death of the student is confirmed. It happened on Friday.”

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