14 People Killed in Early Morning Attack in Jos

:14 people were brutally murdered by suspected
herdsmen on Wednesday morning in Riyom
Local Government Area of Plateau state.
The assailants reports say raided three villages
in the early hours of Wednesday, armed with
dangerous weapons while the villagers were still
asleep; killing and destroying their properties.
According to reports, the attack came following
an incident on Tuesday in which three people
were killed in neighbouring Barkin Ladi Local
Government Area.
Speaking on the attack, representative of Barkin
Ladi/Riyom federal constituency in the House of
Representatives, Mr Simon Mwadkom said four
members of a family were shot at close range in
Dallyam village, in Tahoss district and several
others were injured.
During the attack however, another set of
terrorists killed eight people in Ranghol in Sopp
ward of the local government, and another two
were murdered in Lotton village of the same
local government.
Mwadkom accused Fulani herdsmen for the
attacks which were well organized and executed
simultaneously in the three affected villages.
Public Relations Officer of the Plateau State
Police command, DSP Emmanuel Abuh
confirmed the attack. He however said only six
people were killed in the attack.

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