Four persons dead, one injured in fresh attack in Plateau

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Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill 2 farmers in Miango village, Plateau

Four persons dead, one injured in fresh attack in Plateau

Four people have been confirmed dead in fresh attacks on Tuesday night around Twin Hill Road, Jebbu Miango, in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Newsmen gathered that the incident occurred around 7 pm.

Confirming the incident, the National Publicity Secretary of Irigwe Development Association (IDA), Mr Davidson Malison, said: “The attackers came around 6:50 pm, as three persons on a motorcycle were ambushed along Twin Hill Road, Jebbu Miango, Miango District, of Bassa LGA, where two of them were killed instantly and one sustained gunshot injuries on their way from Jebbu Miango to Miango community.

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According to him, “Fulani terrorists laid ambush on them. The motorcycle was also burnt down to ashes.

“Also, the same Tuesday evening, two persons were killed on their farm at Nzhwerenvi, also in Jebbu Miango.”

He gave the names of those killed in the incident as Bitrus Bulus, Yakubu Chohu, Friday Gani Kyeri, and Kyeri Gani; while Musa Wah sustained injuries.

When contacted, the spokesman of the State Police Command, ASP Ubah Ogaba, said: “Yes, we are aware there was an incident in Bassa and security operatives were deployed there immediately.

“Details about the incident will be communicated to you as soon as we receive it”.

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