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Gunmen kill 9 family members, others in Plateau

Gunmen have attacked and killed nine members of a family and others at Maikatako community in Bokkos LGA of Plateau State. The spokesman of the…

Gunmen have attacked and killed nine members of a family and others at Maikatako community in Bokkos LGA of Plateau State.

The spokesman of the state’s police command confirmed the incident to NAN on Wednesday.

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Alabo said that the gunmen stormed the community on Tuesday night and shot sporadically.

He said, “Our men are currently going after the assailants; we are on top of the situation, but the details of the attack are still sketchy.”

However, Mr Mahanan Job, a resident, told NAN that so far in the search and rescue conducted by community members, 18 corpses had been recovered.