Fresh Plateau Attack By Herdsmen Leaves Seven, Dead, Many Injured

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed at least seven persons in another attack on Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau state.

The killing is coming less than 24 hours after 18 other persons lost their lives during a clash between bandits and members of a vigilante group in the Wase Council Area of the state.

The National Publicity Secretary of the Berom Youth Moulders Association, Rwang Tengwong, confirmed the latest killings in Jos South LGA on Monday.

Tengwong said, “Seven people have been confirmed dead at Danda chugwi community following an attack by Fulani Militias.

“The attack happened on Sunday, 31/07/2022 at around 9:00 pm.

“Others who sustain serious gun injuries have been taken to Vom Christian hospital for immediate medical attention.”

The authorities of security agencies in the state including the police and the military special Taskforce in charge of peace maintenance were yet to issue any public statement regarding the killings as of the time of filing this report.

 

 

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