TStv Africa

TStv Africa
 

Bloodbath In Jos: Over 27 Killed In Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Attack 


Over 27 people were killed yesterday in a renewed attack by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Nkiedonwhro village of Irigwe Chiefdom, in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Ifeanyicy.com gathered that several people were injured, when the attackers invaded the village at about 2:30am.
It was also gathered also, that the victims, including children, women, men and the aged, were  either gunned  down or macheted to death after they had eportedly fled to a primary school, for fear of night attacks..
Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Tyopev Marthias Terna, confirmed the attack.
“I heard that there was an attack in Nkiedonwhro village in Bassa Local Government Area in the early hours of Monday.
Witnesses said “about 26 people have been confirmed dead and we are still in the process of recovering more corpses.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered authorities of the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force to halt what he described as the ”madness” in the state.
Buhari was reacting to the Plateau killings.
In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, yesterday, the president described the current killings as “sad and regrettable.”

Reactions:

Post a Comment

 
Top