A fresh attack by gunmen in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State has led to the death of a man identified as Daniel Mwantiri.
Information gathered revealed that the mother of the deceased, Ladi Mwantiri, was injured during the attack and was rushed to the Jos University Teaching Hospital for treatment.
It was revealed that the victims were relaxing in their house at Exland community when the gunmen attacked them on Thursday night.
The incident was confirmed by a relative of the victims, Dalyop Mwantiri, in Jos on Friday.
Mwantiri said, “Some gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia have again attacked a family in Exland (Gindin Akwati) of Gashish District, Barkin Ladi LGA of Plateau State last night (Thursday), July 30, 2020.”
“The victims were a mother and her son. As a result, a mother (Ladi), and her son (Daniel) were severely injured at the time of the attack.”
“They were immediately rushed to Jos University Teaching Hospital.”
“Sadly, Daniel gave up the ghost while his mother is currently receiving medical treatment at the hospital.”
“As I talk with you, the late Daniel is being taken to his village for burial.”