Fulani herdsmen allegedly kill 15 in Plateau Village

Plateau killings

Image result for Gunmen attack, kill 15 in Plateau VillageAbout 15 people have been reportedly attacked and killed in Ancha, a village in Maingo, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State on Thursday night.

A witness from the village, Benjamin Aruku, reported the attack in a telephone interview on Friday morning.

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Aruku said the attackers are suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen and the attack one of reprisal.

This, he said was based on the fact that about a month ago, Fulanis living within their location accused the villagers of killing and beheading a Fulani boy.

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The police spokesperson in Plateau, Teryina Tyopev, is yet to confirm the incident.

He, however, said he would contact the divisional police officer in charge of the area for information.

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