13 Killed, Three Injured In Fresh Plateau Attack – Police


The Plateau State Police Command on Friday confirmed that 13 individuals were killed in the recent attack on the Bokkos and Mangu Local Government Areas of the state, and three persons were injured.

This is contained in a press statement made available to New Telegraph by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Alfred Alabo, in Jos, the state capital.

Confirming the tragic incident, Alabo said,  “The Commissioner of Police in Plateau State, Emmanuel Olugbemiga Adesina, paid a visit to Bokkos Local Government Area, and expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased and the good people of Plateau State as a whole.

“The command also wants to inform you that in the recent attack in Mangu local government, 11 people lost their lives, while two also lost their lives and 3 others were left injured in Bokkos local government.

“The CP wants the people of Plateau to know that all hands are on deck to make sure that this menace is nipped in the bud.

“He has already made a deployment to those general areas and he has gone to see things for himself.

“The CP has also been briefed on the previous security arrangement and what he needs to do at this particular point in time.

“I can assure you that all has been done regarding this same particular happening in Bokkos and Mangu local governments.

“We are also working with our sister security agencies, to ensure that we nip this in the bud and return back the peace we enjoy on the Plateau”, he explained.

New Telegraph

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