Gunmen have killed 5 individuals in a contemporary assault on the Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Punch stories that the victims had been killed when gunmen attacked Chando-Zrrechi (Tafi-Gana) village on Tuesday evening.
The National President of the Irigwe Development Association, Ezekiel Bini, confirmed the killings in Jos on Wednesday.
According to him, the whereabouts of 4 different individuals have remained unknown after they had been captured by the gunmen.
Bini mentioned, “Yes, the killing of the five persons is true and we are on our way to meet the governor over the continued killings in our communities in Bassa.
“Our people were attacked last night (Tuesday) at Chando-Zrrechi and five people were killed.
“They were in their homes when the gunmen came and killed them despite the curfew imposed by the state government.
“Their corpses have just been deposited at the mortuary. Aside the five people that were killed last night, four other villagers were also captured on Sunday. Since then, we have not seen them.”
When contacted, the Military Information Officer of the Operation Safe Haven, Major Ishaku Takwa, was not instantly out there for remark over the assaults.