Suspected herdsmen attack Plateau community, killing ten

suspected herdsmen attack plateau community, killing ten
suspected herdsmen attack plateau community, killing ten

Plateau State’s Bassa Local Government Area has been terrorised by suspected Fulani herdsmen who have massacred numerous people, including children, in the hamlet of Te’egbe.

Several houses were set on fire and numerous people were injured in the early morning attack on Friday, November 26, according to reports.

An official from the Miango Youth Development Association confirmed the incident and claimed that search and rescue activities were still underway for those who were killed.

Bitrus reported that 10 people had been taken to the mortuary after being shot by the assailants.

It was again another tragic night for the Rigwe nation when militia invaded the community of Te’egbe, killing dozens and injuring many more. “They also set fire to their homes,” he continued.

There have been 10 people shot to death thus far, and we’ve just finished counting them. They are being brought to the morgue for identification purposes. We also found three victims of gunshot wounds. The destruction to our neighbourhood is so great that our investigators are still looking for further casualties. As soon as the search and rescue operation is over, we’ll let you know.

Malison David, the Irigwei Development Association’s National Publicity Secretary, acknowledged the attack in an appearance on PRTV.

Between 10 and 9 bodies have been found so far, but we can’t confirm the precise death toll.” he added: “Also, residences and properties were damaged.”

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