Again, gunmen kill five in attack on Plateau community


Gunmen have reportedly killed five people in a fresh attack on Kogul community, Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau state. Several people were said to have been injured while some houses were burnt.
The incident was said to have occurred on Thursday night.
The attack came barely two days after two people were killed in a similar attack on Kwahas and Milet communities in the same LGA.
A resident of Kogul community who confirmed the killings said the gunmen burnt several houses in the locality and injured several others.
The resident who pleaded anonymity said, “Our people are presently in pain because five people were killed, others injured and many houses burned by Fulani Milias in Kogul Community of Panyam District in the LGA
“The militiamen arrived in the community at about 9pm on Thursday and started shooting sporadically.
Five people were confirmed dead and many houses burned.
“Our people are worried as to why security agencies couldn’t do anything to arrests the perpetrators and bring to an end the persistent attacks our communities.”
The spokesman of the Plateau State Police Command, Alabo Alfred, could not be reached when contacted.


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