Unknown gunmen kill two, injure five others in Plateau community

The Plateau State Police Command on Monday confirmed the death of two young men in a community in Barkin Ladi LGA of the state as a result of an attack by unknown gunmen.

The Command also said five others escaped with various degrees of injuries.

The State Command through its Public Relations Officer, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev said, “On 8 September, 2019, at about 20:15 hours, the Barkin Ladi Police Division in Plateau State received a distress call that a Peugeot 504 Station Wagon with Reg. No. AA 393 TSF, Ash in colour was attacked by unknown gunmen.

Tyopev said, “The caller also said that the victims were traveling from Fanloh to Nding Village when they were suddenly attacked.

He explained that, “The attack resulted in the death of one Stephen Samuel – 28 years of age and Dajugu Randong, also 28 years.

“Five other persons escaped the attack with various degrees of injuries.

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