Gunmen kill herdsmen in Plateau


Gunmen have killed seven herders in Chol Village under Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Spokesman for the police in the state, ASP Ubah Gabriel, confirmed the attack.

Gabriel said that the incident occurred on Thursday evening, leaving six dead.

According to the report, five cows were also killed in the attack.

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He said, “On 1/7/2021, the Plateau State Police Command received a report of an attack at Chol Village Vwang District of Jos South LGA by yet-to-be-identified armed men.

“Unfortunately, six persons and five cows were shot dead. Team of policemen and STF sector six personnel were immediately deployed to the location to beef up security.

“An investigation is ongoing to trail the perpetrators of the act and bring them to justice.”


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