Terrorists Kill 40, Burn Houses in Plateau Community Attack

Terrorists dubbed as bandits on Monday have reportedly killed over 40 persons after they attacked Zurak village in Bashar District of Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Several houses were also set ablaze by the terrorists during the attack. According to residents, the attack occurred around 7 pm.

A youth leader in the area, Sahpi’i Sambo, who also confirmed the incident, said the terrorists arrived at the community riding on two to three motorcycles with sophisticated weapons and started shooting sporadically at everyone.

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Residents of the village have fled to neighbouring communities to have a cover.

A spokesman for the state police command, DSP Alabo Alfred, is yet to respond to questions about the incident at the time of this report.

Also, the spokesman for the Military Taskforce in Plateau State, Samson Zhakom, asked for time to get details of what transpired in the Council Area.

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