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Again, gunmen attack Plateau communities, kill two


Attacks on Plateau continue unabated with gunmen striking Kura Falls and Dowara communities of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area in the state on Tuesday, leaving at least two people dead.

The attack in Kura Falls was coming a few days after over twenty persons who were killed in similar attacks in Bokkos and Mangu Local Government Areas of the State were given a mass burial.

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A villager, Mr Moses Gyang told our correspondent in Jos on Tuesday that the latest victim identified as Wurin Patrick was killed by the gunmen who attacked his house in the early hours of Tuesday.

Gyang said,

“Our area in Kura Falls was again attacked by gunmen in the early hours of today (Tuesday). One Wurin Patrick died during the attack”

“Besides, two other villagers were shot by the gunmen in neighbouring Dorowa community on Monday morning which led to the death of one of the victims while the other person is still in the hospital.

” It’s unfortunate that we have continued to witness attacks in our communities and killings of our people without anything done to stop the perpetrators “

Spokesman of the state Police Command, ASP Ubah Gabriel Ogaba when contacted said he was not aware of the latest incident but promised to investigate what happened.

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