• 380

    USD/NGN

Gunmen Kill Eight In Jos

Gunmen Kill Eight In Jos

No fewer than eight persons, including two women, were said to have been killed in  Heipang, in Barakin Ladi Local Government of  Plateau State on Monday.

Several others were also said to have been wounded and were said to be receiving treatment at the Barakin Ladi General Hospital

Though,  details of the killings were sketchy as at press time, it was gathered that the victims were killed by a group of gunmen who operated in a Hilux van.

The invaders were said to have stormed the village, which is close to the Yakubu Gowon Airport at about 8pm, shooting indicriminately.

Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Ayeni, who confirmed the incident to our correspondent on the telephone on Monday, however said  he was yet to be fully briefed on the incident.

He said, “I have directed the DPO (Divisional Police Officer) at Heipang to investigate what happened  and they are right now inside the bush trying to get to the root of the matter.”

Executive Director of Stefanos Foundation, Mr. Mark Lipdo, in a text message, said eight people were killed in the incident, adding that  the victims were killed by gunmen in a Hilux patrol van like the one used by security agencies in Jos.

Related news

It is impossible for there not to be corruption – Osinbajo

It is impossible for there not to be corruption – Osinbajo

It is impossible for there not to be corruption – Osinbajo
NAIJ.com
Mailfire view pixel