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Fresh Attacks In Plateau Leaves 18 Persons Dead

Posted: Sep 17, 2015 at 12:03 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Gunmen number over 100 on Tuesday night invaded Kadunung village of Mangu Local Government in Plateau state, killing 18 people and injuring several others.

According to the Chairman, Management Committee of Mangu Local Government, Hon. Titus Bise, who confirmed the attack, there are over 150 houses burnt by the attackers.

Hon. Bise said: “After the attack, I was part of the rescue team that evacuated the victims and so far we have recovered 11 bodies of people burnt in their houses.

“Apart from the 11 bodies we picked from various places, there is a compound we saw 7 people burnt in their rooms. That makes 18 deaths so far.”