Sunday Morning Attack: Six Killed in Plateau State

ICC Note: A Baptist church was among the 20 buildings burned during the attack in Fan District. Reports indicate the need for more security in the area to prevent more killings and instability.

07/02/2018 Nigeria (Information Nigeria) – Six persons were in the early hours of Sunday reportedly killed in an early morning attack on Rahwol-Fwi village, a community in Fan District area of Plateau State.

According to reports from Daily Post, the fresh attack underscored the inability of the security forces to restrain the wanton killing of citizens.

An eyewitness said the fresh attack lasted for almost an hour before the intervention of the military.

It was gathered that a Baptist Church, its pastorium, Government Hospital and 17 houses were burnt during the attack.

Confirming the attack, the spokesman of the military Special Task Force (STF), Major Umar Adams, said only four persons died, adding that more personnel had been deployed in the community.

 

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