Top cop, three others die in Nigeria copter crash

A top police officer and three others were killed when their helicopter crashed in Nigeria`s northern restive city of Jos.

Last Updated: Mar 14, 2012, 23:58 PM IST

Abuja: A top police officer and three others
were killed on Wednesday when their helicopter crashed in Nigeria`s
northern restive city of Jos.

Deputy Inspector General of police John Haruna was
carrying out surveillance with two other police officers over
the city which witnessed a suicide attack at a church on
Sunday.

The four people on board, including the pilot, were
killed in the accident, commissioner of police in Plateau
Emmanuel Ayeni said.

According to an eyewitness, the helicopter crashed into a
house where a baby and few others were injured.

"The injured persons have been rushed to a hospital," he
added.

PTI