Police confirm Plateau attack, says 13 killed, 5 injured

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Police confirm Plateau attack, says 13 killed, 5 injured

By Polycarp Auta

The Plateau Police Command said that gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have attacked Kwatas village in Bokkos Local Government Area of the state, killing 13 persons and injuring five others.

ASP Ubah Ogaba, the Police Public Relations (PPRO) of the command, confirmed the incident in statement issued on Monday in Jos.

He said that the incident occurred Sunday night.

“Yesterday, at about 8:30 pm., we received information that at about 7:30 pm., unknown gunmen suspected to be herdsmen, attacked Kwatas village in Bokkos.

“As a result, 13 persons were killed, while five others were critically injured and are currently receiving treatment at the General Hospital, Bokkos.

“Immediately the command received the information, the Commissioner of Police in charge of the state, Mr Isaac Akinmoyede, deployed a team of detectives, conventional policemen and other personnel to the affected area.

“He directed them…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria