Gunmen Kill 27 In Plateau Fresh Attack


The Council Secretary of Riyom Local Government Area, Mr Alex Kundang has confirmed the death of 27 people after gunmen attacked the Bachi District of the Area last week Thursday.

Mr Kundang told told a joint team of the National Emergency Management Agency and the State Emergency Management Agency on a visit to the area on Tuesday that the attackers torched 70 houses and left them in rubble.

Mr. Kundang, adds that the attack led to the displacement of no fewer than 3,520 people from their homes.

He further noted that those displaced are currently staying at different camps for Internally Displaced Persons in the area.