More Killings in Plateau,Death Toll Rises To 86.


The recent crises in Barkin-Ladi Plateau state,which erupted on saturday has recorded a total number of 86 deaths,while few others sustained serious injuries.The killings which have been alleged to be carried out by the Herdesmen,almost led to reprisal attacks in jos,thereby prompting the state government to declare a dusk to dawn curfew in the state.

The police however,organised search parties to the 11 affected local governments, where they discovered a total number of 86 deaths,50 burnt houses,15 burnt motorcycles and 6 people seriously injured,as reported by the police spokesman Mr Terna Tyopey.

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An eye witness disclosed the asserted total number of deaths to have risen to 120,whom were believed to have been killed on there way back from the burial ceremony of a community leader by the attackers.

Furthermore,to forestall the violence from escalting ,the plateau state government imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Barkin Ladi and other 2 local governments in the state.The state government urged residents to strictly observe curfew hours declared by the government, to avoid molestation by security operatives.


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