Suspected herdsmen invade Plateau village, kill three

Posted by News Express | 4 August 2018 | 1,249 times

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• Herdsmen on rampage

Suspected herdsmen have killed three persons in an attack on Zanwra village in Miango district of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Mathias Tyopev, confirmed the incident and the death figure to Channels Television on Saturday.

He revealed that the assailants stormed the village on Friday night, killing three villagers in the process.

The Deputy Superintendent of Police, however, said that the security deployment in the area was reinforced to restore normalcy in the village.

He noted that efforts were also ongoing to forestall further breakdown of law and order, as well as prevent any form of reprisal.

Culled from a Channels TV report

Source: News Express

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