An attack by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau has claimed the lives of seven persons.
This follows the killing of 18 other people during a clash between bandits and members of the vigilante group in the Wase Council Area of the state.
Confirming the incident on Monday, the National Publicity Secretary of the Berom Youth Moulders Association, Rwang Tengwong, said some others are hospitalised.
Tengwong said, “Seven people have been confirmed dead at Danda chugwi community following an attack by Fulani Militias.
“The attack happened on Sunday, 31/07/2022 at around 9:00 pm.
“Others who sustain serious gun injuries have been taken to Vom Christian hospital for immediate medical attention.”
The authorities of security agencies in the state including the police and the military special Taskforce in charge of peace maintenance were yet to issue any public statement regarding the killings as of the time of filing this report.