Gunmen resume deadly attacks in Plateau State, kill one, set houses on fire


One person has reportedly been killed and several houses burnt, as deadly attacks have once again, begun following gunmen’s raid in Bokos Local Government Area of Plateau State.

According to NAN, the gunmen had descended on Ruboi and Marish communities in Bokos Local Government, killing at least 16 people late on Sunday. While another onslaught taking place early on Monday while residents of the two communities were still in bed.

The Public Relations Officer of the Plateau State Police Command, ASP Abuh Gabriel, confirmed the development, saying that a man was killed in the latest attack.

Gabriel said, however, that security men had been deployed to the two communities and that calm had been restored. He said that efforts were being made to unmask the perpetrators of the attack, which has been re-occurring in recent times.