Two police officers have been shot dead at a check point in Kuru community of Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. The gunmen reportedly went away with the rifles of the slain officers after carrying out the act. Abubakar Abdulkarim , an uncle to one of the deceased told Daily Trust, that the incident happened at a security checkpoint close to Kuru Government Science Secondary School. He said his nephew, Muktar Hassan, was shot two times and a bullet lodged in his body. Hassan who has now been buried, was attached to the counter-terrorism unit of the state police command.