Monday, 14th June 2021: Fourteen people have been confirmed dead in two separate attacks by gunmen in Plateau State.
It was learnt that while 12 people were killed in Sabon Layi Village, Kuru community, Jos South Local Government Area, two other persons were killed in Zogu Village, Miango community in Bassa Local Government Area of the state.
Villagers said the attacks occurred on Sunday night while the people were sleeping.
The lawmaker representing Jos South Local Government Area in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Fom Gwattson confirmed the killing of twelve persons in Kuru community to CEOAFRICA in Jos on Monday
Gwattson said, “Some gunmen last night attacked my constituency and killed twelve persons in Sabon Layi community. I have just been informed of the development and this is completely unacceptable.”
The National President of the Irigwe Development Association, Ezekiel Bini who also confirmed the killing of two persons in Zogu Village added that two other persons were injured during the attack by gunmen in the community.
Bini said that one of those injured had been rushed to the Jos University Teaching Hospital while the second person was moved to another hospital in Miango for treatment.