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Early Morning Attack By Fulani Herdsmen Kills 12 In Plateau Village

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Early Morning Attack By Fulani Herdsmen Kills 12 In Plateau Village

The Plateau Police Command, said gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen, on Thursday, killed 12 persons and injured one at Kulben village of Kombun District of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau.

DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, made this disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos.

According to Tyopev, the incident occured in the early hours of Thursday.

“In the early hours of today, we received a distress call that gunmen, suspected to be herdmens attacked Kulben community of Kombun District of Mangu.

“As a result, 12 persons lost their lives and one severely injured.

“Immediately we received the information, the commissioner in charge of the command, Mr Isaac Akinmoyede, directed the DCP in charge of Operations, Mr Aliyu Tafida to mobilise to the scene.

“As I speak, our team of detectives and other officers are in the scene of the crime to prevent further attacks,” he said.

Typopev said the injured are currently receiving treatment at Mangu General Hospital.

He called on residents of the community to remain calm and be law abiding, adding that the police and other security agencies would do everything possible to bring the perpetrators to book.

“No arrest is yet to be made, but we are doing everything possible to ensure the criminals are arrested and made to face the full wrath of the law,” he assured.



  1. Loveth A

    January 9, 2020 at 4:00 PM

    Too bad no life is safe again

  2. Otunba Taofeek

    January 9, 2020 at 8:37 PM

    This has become an everyday occurrence in Nigeria. God, where are we going in this country? What and where did we get it wrong in this country? May the soul of the departed rest in peace.

  3. Stanley Jones

    January 10, 2020 at 2:53 PM

    And what is that dullard in Aso Rock BUHARI saying about this menace? Since his inception into office as the president the Fulani’s has become so powerful you dare not confront them.

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