Gunmen have killed no fewer than 10 individuals throughout an assault on Te’egbe neighborhood within the Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
It was learnt that the assailants additionally burnt many homes belonging to the residents.
Some residents of the neighborhood sustained accidents through the assault which occurred within the early hours of Friday, The Punch reviews.
A spokesman for the Miango Youth Development Association, Nuhu Bitrus, confirmed the assault in Jos.
According to Bitrus, search and rescue operations for the victims are nonetheless ongoing.
He added that 10 individuals who had been shot lifeless by the gunmen had been taken to the mortuary.
Bitrus stated, “Last night was really another black day for the Rigwe nation as militia attacked Te’egbe village, killed so many people, and injured many others. They also set their houses on fire.
“Right now, we have just counted the bodies of ten persons who were shot dead by the attackers. They are being taken to the mortuary. We also discovered three persons who sustained gunshot injuries.
“Our people are still searching for more victims because the damage done to the community is too much. We will let you know when we are done with the search and rescue operation.”
The spokesman for the State Police Command, Ubah Ogaba, couldn’t be reached for feedback.