GUNMEN KILL 10 PERSONS IN BASSA LGA OF PLATEAU
Gunmen have killed about 10 people, following an attack on residents in Te’egbe community, Bassa LGA of Plateau State.
The incident occurred around 12.30am on Friday midnight, November 26.
It was gathered that several houses belonging to the natives (Rigwe ethnic group) were also set ablaze by the gunmen while several others sustained injuries during the attack.
Miango Youth Development Association spokesman, Nuhu Bitrus, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Friday morning.
He said, “Last night was really another black day for the Rigwe nation as militia attacked Te’egbe village, killed so many people, and injured many others. They also set their houses on fire.
“Right now, we have just counted the bodies of ten persons who were shot dead by the attackers. They are being taken to the mortuary. We also discovered three persons who sustained gunshot injuries.
“Our people are still searching for more victims because the damage done to the community is too much. We will let you know when we are done with the search and rescue operation.”