Gunmen Kill 7 In Renewed Plateau Attack

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militias invaded Jos South Local Council of Plateau State, killing no fewer than seven people.

The gunmen stormed Danda Chugwi community on Sunday evening, according to the National Publicity Secretary of the Berom Youth Moulders Association, Rwang Tengwong, who spoke to Punch newspaper about the attack.

“Seven people have been confirmed dead at Danda Chugwi community following an attack by Fulani militias,” said Tengwong. “The attack happened on Sunday, 31/07/2022 at around 9:00pm. Others who sustain serious gun injuries have been taken to Vom Christian hospital for immediate medical attention.”

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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.

The police spokesman in the state, Alfred Alabo, was not available for comment. Also a text message sent to him is yet to be responded to as of press time.


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