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Published On: Fri, Aug 31st, 2018

8 killed in Plateau, says Police

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From Ado Abubakar Musa, Jos

The Plateau State Police, has said that unknown gunmen have killed eight people in Abonong and Zayit villages of Foron District of Barikin Ladi Local Government Area of the state.
Tyopev Terna, the state Police Public Relation Officer said the incident occurred at about 6am on Wednesday.
“ At about 6: A.M., the Plateau State Police Command, Jos received an information that some communities in Foron District of Barkin Ladi LGA namely; Abonong and Zayit were under attack by unknown gunmen.
“The Command quickly mobilised to the communities. While the Police were approaching the areas, the attackers sighted them from a far and ran away from the scene of crime.
“As a result of the attack, Eight (8) persons lost their lives, three (3) people were injured, ninety five (95) houses were burnt down and three hundred and ten (310) Cattle were stolen, he added.
The PPRO said Investigation is being carried out by the police to arrest the perpetrators of the evil act.

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