The mayor and his wife, who were ambushed in the South American country of Peru, died as a result of an armed attack.
According to the country’s media, the mayor of the city of Ayacucho was ambushed by unidentified people on the way back after the opening of a store.
The mayor and his wife were killed and 2 people were injured in the vehicle that was caught in the crossfire, officials said.
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, in a statement, condemned the attack and expressed his condolences to the family.
An investigation has been launched into the incident.