At least six persons were killed and three others injured as gunmen attacked Wereng community in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State on Thursday night.
Recall that last week eight persons were killed at a mining site at Kuru community in the same LGA.
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The lawmaker representing Riyom LGA in the state House of Assembly, Timothy Dantong confirmed the report to newsmen on Friday.
Dantong said they had heard that there will be an attack in the community but the people went about their normal business because they did nothing wrong.
He said, “I just woke up this morning (Friday) to hear of the killing of six of my people by gunmen who attacked Wereng community last night (Thursday).”