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Gunmen Kill Seven, Injure Others In Fresh Plateau Attack



Gunmen Kill Seven, Injure Others In Fresh Plateau Attack

Seven persons have been killed and many others severely injured during an attack on a market in Pinau community of Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Naija News learned that the tragic incident happened on Sunday evening when the gunmen attacked the traders and buyers who were engaged in commercial activities.

Confirming the attack, a youth leader in the area, Shapi’i Sambo, said that the criminals stormed the market and started shooting sporadically.

He described the incident as unfortunate, calling on the Federal and State governments to curtail the activities of unknown gunmen, bandits and terrorists in the country.

In other news, unknown gunmen have attacked the Police Command Headquarters in Bende road, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State.

It was gathered that the incident occurred on Monday morning, leading to the death of a yet-to-be-identified police sergeant who was on guard when the gunmen attacked the facility.

The police officer was said to have been killed when a team of police officers repelled the attackers.

It was gathered that the tragic incident has created panic amongst residents in the area, while a team of policemen and soldiers have been parading the streets of Umuahia following the incident.

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