Suspected Gunmen Kill Two In Plateau State


Yakubu Busari, Jos

Two persons were yesternight killed in Wereng, Riyom Local Government of Plateau State by suspected gunmen who ambushed their victims while returning home from an event. The victim’s bodied were riddled with bullets allegedly fired by herders.

Information available to our correspondent says the victims were ambushed along Kum-Wereng road in the dark of the night without the rest of the community knowing.

Chairman of Riyom LGA, Solomon Dachung disclosed that the victims were discovered dead, on Monday morning by some villagers who raised the alarm. Security authorities have confirmed the incident, but are yet to released details.

Police Public Relations Officer, Plateau State Command, Matthias Terna, when contacted said, “The DPO told me he is at the scene and shall get back to me soonest.”