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JUST IN: Gunmen attack plateau community, kill seven

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have again killed no fewer than seven residents of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Just a day ago, 18 persons were killed in a clash between local vigilantes and bandits in the Wase Council Area of the state.

The latest attack was confirmed by the National Publicity Secretary of the Berom Youth Moulders Association, Rwang Tengwong, on Monday.

Tengwong told Punch, “Seven people have been confirmed dead at Danda chugwi community following an attack by Fulani Militias.

“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.”

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.

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