Breaking News: Fulani Herdsmen invade Plateau communities again, slaughter 4, destroy houses


Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have again invaded some communities in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing four persons while several houses were burnt.

It was learnt that the attack, which also left several people injured, occurred while the people were sleeping on Saturday night.

National President of Irigwe Development Association, Ezekiel Bini confirmed the attack to The PUNCH in Jos on Sunday.

Bini said, “Fulani herdsmen have again attacked our people last night. This particular attack is more devastating.

“Houses from Zamuna Village and those close to Jebbu Miango have been burnt by the attackers.

“They further destroyed our farms by mowing the crops and setting several houses on fire. Four people have been confirmed killed and many seriously injured.”

Security agents, it was further gathered, have been deployed to the scene.

Source: Punch



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