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Terrorists Kill 11 In Plateau Village



There was tension in Chisu village in Mangu Local Government of Plateau State as suspected terrorists on Tuesday night, burnt 11 villagers to death.

The assailants were said to have stormed the village then started shooting sporadically, this made the victims to run to a house in the village for safety but the terrorists reportedly pursued them to the place and set the house on fire leading to their death.

The death of the villagers was confirmed on Wednesday by a resident of the Chisu community who escaped the attack, Michael Bulus.

Additionally, Bulus disclosed that the terrorists burnt a church along Mangu-Bokkos Road and other properties before making their escape.

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Bulus said, “Last night, terrorists attacked Chisu village of Mangu Local government at about 11:00 pm.

“When the terrorists arrived in the community, there were sporadic gunshots, and the people started running. Some of them ran to a house belonging to a community leader. Unfortunately, the house was set ablaze by the terrorists, and 11 burnt-dead bodies were later discovered this morning (Wednesday).

“The COCIN Regional Church Council Bwai along Mangu Bokkos road in the local government was also burnt by the terrorists along with other houses, vehicles, and tricycles before they fled the community.”

The Plateau State Police Command spokesperson, Alabo Alfred, did not pick up his calls when contacted on the incident.

But sources at the command headquarters in Jos confirmed that more security operatives had been deployed to the affected community following reports.

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