Gunmen kill five people, injure three others in fresh Plateau attack

Gunmen kill five people, injure three others in fresh Plateau attack

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed five people and injured three others at Inding Village in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

The incident took place late on Sunday night  about 8p.m.,’’ he said, noting that investigation had commenced to unravel those behind the killing. The injured people are receiving treatment in Barkinladi, headquarters of the council presently.

However, the Nigerian armed forces have repeatedly assured that the police spokesperson, Terna Tyopev, who confirmed the incident said details about the victims would be made available later.

The attacks have forced thousands to stay away from their farms, raising fears that Nigeria may face food scarcity challenges in the near by future, according to analysts.

However, the Nigerian armed forces have repeatedly assured that the dreaded group has been technically defeated, although the group still packs deadly punches from time to time.


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