Locals of Miango village of Bassa Local Government Area,Plateau state,have been attacked by unknown gunmen on Thursday 28th May, 2020 experiencing Plateau Blood shed.
The victims of the terror were at a fast food restaurant on Thursday night at 9:50pm as reported.
The owner of the shop,miss Asabe Samuel, alongside four orders,which a school teacher identified as Mr Gideon Tunku,were among the People killed.
This was confirmed by the Chairman of Miango Youth Development Association,Mr Nuhu Nkali on Friday,as he said the incident occurred on Thursday night.
He said; “We just lost five of our people in a fresh attack. The victims were killed at a food shop in Nzharuvo Miango around 9:50 pm on Thursday. “The shop is just along the road about 18 km to Jos.The victims just went there to eat when the gunmen came and shoot all of them dead; Miss Asabe Samuel, the shop owner, Mr. Gideon Tunku (school teacher), Bala Adi Joro, Audu Amadu Mi, and Shedrack Joshua.”
“He said that the incident had been reported to the security agents who he said were already interrogating 10 persons suspected to have carried out the attack.
“According to him, “When the attack took place yesterday, we informed the security personnel at their duty post not more than one kilometre from the scene of the incident.
“Right now, they are at the police station in Bassa because they are suspected to be the ones who carried out the attack in our community and were making their escape when they were caught.
The Plateau State Police,Public Relations Officer,added that thorough investigations are on going to ensure that the perpetrators of this satanic act are apprehended and punished accordingly.
By Dung Donald Malou