25 Killed, 11 Houses Burnt in Fresh Attack in Plateau State

Yakubu Busari ,Jos


Suspected terrorist groups on Moday struck at about 9:48 p.m in Dundu village of Bassa Local Government in Plateau State,  killed at least 25 persons and burnt about eleven houses.

According to eyewitness account, the terrorists who were heavily armed with dangerous weapons stormed the village and started shooting sporadically.

The community has been under siege since the time of the previous administration of Jonah Jang and and was inherited by the Simon Lalong administration lost 10  children 7 women and others are women two are now receiving treatment in a near by hospital in the community. Coming at a time the government was planning the mass burial of those who died in the last attack, people are wondering about their safety in the area and state.

The Plateau state command of the Nigeria Police Force confirmed the incident to our correspondent on phone . According to the PPRO , ASP Tyopev Mathias, the Deputy Commissioner of Police had been drafted to the scene for assessment  Mathias promised to provide details of deaths later.