Gunmen killed three persons in an attack on the Maiyanga community in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The attack, which occurred on Sunday night, also left two other persons with various gunshot injuries.
A source told DAILY POST that those who sustained the gunshots are receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
The source explained, “The incident happened last night (Sunday) when the gunmen stormed Maiyanga community and started shooting sporadically leading to the deaths of three persons and two sustained injuries.”
He confirmed that the attack on the community was reported to the police but arrived some hours after the gunmen had left.
He appealed to the government to deploy security personnel in the area to avert further occurrences.
Alabo Alfred, the spokesman for the Plateau State Police Command, did not respond to calls made to him on the incident.
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