No fewer than ten people have been killed after unknown gunmen attacked a drinking joint in Jos, Plateau State.
The spokesman of the state police command, Ubah Ogaba on Monday noted that the gunmen drove in a Hilux van into Kashe (Sabon Layi) community, Kuru District of Jos South Local Government, sporadically shooting at the bar and leaving many dead or wounded.
Ogaba in the statement further stated that the unidentified armed men stormed the community on Sunday night.
He said, “We received a report that ten persons were shot dead at a drinking joint at Sabon Layi, Kuru in Jos South by yet to be identified gunmen, who drove in with a Hilux and shot sporadically.”
“Personnel of the command and the military have been deployed to the affected area.”
“The Commissioner of Police has ordered an immediate investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the killing and to bring the perpetrators of the dastardly act to book,” he said
A witness, however, told NAN that the armed men killed twelve people, while five were injured during the attack.
“I counted twelve dead bodies at the scene with five injured,” the source said.
Source: Naija News