Godsgift Onyedinefu Five people have been killed by unknown gunmen that invaded Rawuru village in Fan District of Barkin Ladi Local Government, Plateau State, on Wednesday. Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the state’s Police Command who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday said two persons were injured in the late night ambush. He explained that…

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Five people have been killed by unknown gunmen that invaded Rawuru village in Fan District of Barkin Ladi Local Government, Plateau State, on Wednesday.

Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the state’s Police Command who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday said two persons were injured in the late night ambush.

He explained that the victims were attacked when returning from a birthday party.

He however informed that the state commissioner of police, Austin Agbonlahor, has called for the immediate probe of the attack.

The statement read: “On the 27/12/2018 at about 0800hrs the Plateau State Police Command received information from Kim Timothy the Youth Leader of Rawuru Village, Fan District in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State that on the 26/12/2018 at about 2115hrs some unknown gunmen attacked some people when they were returning from a birthday party from Pugu Village.

“As a result of the attack, five people were killed and two were injured. The five persons who lost their lives have since been buried while the two injured are currently receiving treatment at the General Hospital Barkin Ladi.”

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