Bandit-terrorists kill 3, injure others in Plateau community
Suspected bandits have killed three youths in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. The youths were reportedly going to Tyaana village in Riyom when the bandits attacked them, killing three persons on the spot while several others sustained injuries.
A youth leader in the area and the National President of the Berom Youth Moulders, Solomon Mwantiri, confirmed the killings, which he said occurred on Monday night.
Mwantiri said: “Our people are in mourning mood now following the sad event I am on my way to the hospital where the youths that were injured in the attack are receiving treatment. It was on Monday night around 9:30 pm. Some youths were coming to Tyaana of Rahoss community in Riyom Local Government Area. Unknown to them, the attackers had laid an ambush on their way. The attackers just inflicted the surviving victims with matchet cuts all over their body while they were trying to escape .But they succeeded in killing three of the youths .This is an unprovoked attack and it is very unfortunate. “
The youths’ leader said that the incident had been reported to the security agents. The Spokesman for the Plateau State Police Command, Mr. Gabriel Ogaba said he needed time to get details of the attack.
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