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Police confirm nine persons killed, 22 houses burnt in Plateau attack


We lost 70 people, 2,500 houses to bandits attack, Plateau community cries out

Plateau state Police Command on Wednesday confirmed that nine persons were killed and twenty -two houses burnt during Tuesday’s attack by gunmen in Bassa Council Area of the state.

Spokesman of the Command, ASP Ubah Ogaba in a statement on Wednesday said:

“Unknown gunmen attacked Hura village in Kwall district.

“As a result nine persons were killed and 22 houses , two motocycle and two generators were burnt.

“The Commissioner of Police immediately visited the Community along with sone very senior officers of the Command.

“More men have been deployed to the area to ensure that the community is peaceful and calm.

” The Command kindly solicit for useful information from members of the public to assist the police in arresting the pepetrators of this act”

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