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Suspected herder militiamen kill 16 in Plateau

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Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militiamen have attacked and killed 16 locals on a Sunday night a attacks in two Communities of Riyom and Jos North council areas of Plateau State.

Several others have sustain degrees of injuries and currently receiving medical treatment at various hospitals in the State.

The perpetrators where said to have attacked the two areas around 8pm shooting sporadically at a close range which led to the dead of the 16 people,8 from each of the Community.

This two attacks are coming barely few days following a notice of an attack by Boko Haram Members on Plateau and FCT, released by the inspector general of police Usman Baba which he called on the Police Commissioner of Plateau and FCT to intensify more security efforts in averting any likely attack by the group.

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