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At least 11 killed in Jos gunmen attack

The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed that at least 11 persons were killed  in Latya and Lakwandet communities, of Plateau State by unknown gunmen.

“On the 02/09/2018 at about 20:30 hours, the Plateau State Police Command, Jos received a distress call to the effect that unknown gunmen attacked Lopandet Dwei Du Area of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, said  DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev, spokesperson.

“The Command immediately mobilised to the scene of crime. On arrival we discovered that some people were shot.

“As a result of the attack, eleven persons have been confirmed dead by doctors from the aforementioned hospitals, while twelve persons were wounded and are now on admission receiving treatment.

“More security personnel have been deployed to the area to prevent further attacks on the Community.”




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