Gunmen Kill 10, Burn Houses In Fresh Attack On Plateau Community

Te’egbe community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State came under attack from unknown gunmen in the early hours of Friday, November 26.

It was gathered that several people were killed and many houses belonging to the natives were razed down.

The gunmen also lefts many others with serious injuries during the attack, spokesman for the Miango Youth Development Association, Nuhu Bitrus, confirms.

Bitrus stated that search and rescue operations for the victims were still ongoing, adding that so far, 10 persons who were shot dead by the gunmen had been evacuated to the mortuary.

Bitrus said:.

“Last night was really another black day for the Rigwe nation as militia attacked Te’egbe village, killed so many people, and injured many others. They also set their houses on fire.

“Right now, we have just counted the bodies of ten persons who were shot dead by the attackers. They are being taken to the mortuary. We also discovered three persons who sustained gunshot injuries.

“Our people are still searching for more victims because the damage done to the community is too much. We will let you know when we are done with the search and rescue operation.”

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