No fewer than four travellers have been attacked and killed while many were injured Wednesday morning at Bida Bidi Junction of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The attack according to survivors occurred at about 12 midnight.
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All the travellers were indigenes of Kano and Nasarawa States.
Daily Trust reposts that the travellers were on their way from Kano to Nasarawa State when hoodlums who blocked the popular Zaria Road highway beat up and macheted the travellers.
Those who survived the attack had been taken to Bingham Hospital, Jos, for treatment.
The vehicle which was conveying the travellers was burnt while other vehicles were smashed by the hoodlums.
While confirming the incident, the spokesman of the State Police Command, ASP Uba Gabriel, said the command was aware of the incident but only two people were confirmed dead.
He added that the commissioner of police “is at the scene of the incident to restore law and order”.
This incident is coming hours after two miners were attacked and killed at a mining site located around Yelwa Zagam community on Tuesday.