Killings: Blood Shortage Hits Plateau Hospitals

Sequel to the current assaults in some communities of Plateau State, Red Cross Nigeria on Thursday appealed to spirited members of the general public to donate blood to victims who suffered varied levels of accidents.

Plateau has been in turmoil of clashes and killings between locals and alleged Fulani herdsmen, with the newest assault being the Yelwan Zangam incident, which occurred on Tuesday, and claimed many lives, leaving a number of others injured and in crucial situation.

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According to Daily Post, the federal government owned Specialist Hospital had been hit by scarcity of blood and will not deal with the victims’ calls for.

According to the Head, communications, Red Cross Nigeria, Mafeng Mark, in an Save-Our-Soul message, he urged the general public to come back and donate blood to the victims of the current assaults admitted at varied hospitals.

It reads, “SOS, the Red Cross Nigeria Plateau State hereby pleads with the general population to donate blood to victims of recent attacks.

“As a matter of urgency, please visit the Plateau Specialist Hospital for the donation, all types of blood are needed.”

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Killings: Blood Shortage Hits Plateau Hospitals

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