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Suspected herdsmen kill seven persons, destroy vehicles in Plateau


Unknown bandits suspected to be herdsmen on Tuesday killed seven persons in a fresh attack on Nding Susut village in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

It was gathered that the suspected herdsmen stormed the village on New Year’s eve, killing the seven residents and setting over 300 houses ablaze.

Several vehicles and motorcycles as well as farm produce were also destroyed in the attack.

Prior to the recent attack, four persons were killed and three others injured in an ambush at Gwom Nding Village of Fan District in the same local government on Sunday, December 30.

The spokesman for the Police Command in the state, Tyopev Mathias, explained that unknown gunmen attacked a Peugeot 504 Station Wagon on the way to Nding Village.

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