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Fresh Plateau attack claims 25 lives

No fewer than 25 persons have been reportedly killed in fresh attack in Plateau state.

The attack was carried out by suspected herdsmen on Monday night.

The incident occurred in Dundu village, Kwall District in Bassa Local Government Area of the state, Channels reports.

Some of those killed were scheduled to be given a mass burial today.

The fresh attack claimed the lives of 19 men, three women and three children but the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mathias Tyopev who confirmed the incident stated the figure is uncertain.

Tyopev said, “Yes, there has been an attack but right now, we don’t have the figure but the DCP Operations is on his way to the village to ascertain the true position. Once we establish the fact, I’ll get back to you.”

It would be recalled that 23 people were buried over the weekend while over 2, 000 others have been displaced sequel to a recent attack in Josho community of Daffo District, in Bokkos LGA of Plateau State.

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