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Suspected herdsmen kill 7 people in Plateau village

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Less than 24 hours after about 18 people lost their lives in a clash between bandits and members of the vigilante group in the Wase Council Area, about seven persons have again been killed in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen.

According to the National Publicity Secretary of the Berom Youth Moulders Association, Rawang Tengwong, the latest killings in Jos South LGA occurred on Sunday around 9:00 pm.

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Tengwong said, “Seven people have been confirmed dead at Danda chugwi community following an attack by Fulani Militias.

“Others who sustain serious gun injuries have been taken to Vom Christian hospital for immediate medical attention.”

The authorities of security agencies in the state including the police and the military special Taskforce in charge of peace maintenance were yet to issue any public statement regarding the killings as of the time of filing this report.

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