Gunmen kill two in Plateau community
EKO HOT BLOG reports that gunmen shot and killed two people in the Ancha community of Plateau state’s Bassa Local Government Area on Tuesday.
The victims were said to have been coming home about 5 p.m. when they were ambushed by gunmen on the road leading to the Ancha village.
Nuhu Bitrus, a community leader in the Council Area, confirmed the killings to The newsmen on Tuesday night.
Bitrus said, “We were happy that there was no attack in our community in the past three weeks but this evening, two of our people were shot dead. They were gunned down by herdsmen in a village called Ancha of Miango District at about 5 pm today (Tuesday ) being 23/11/2021. It is rather unfortunate because they have just been confirmed dead.”
Nuhu gave the names of those killed saying they were, “Daniel James,32, and Zakwe Deba, 35,”
He said the incident had been reported to the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Council Area while the remains of the victims had been evacuated to the morgue.
The police Public Relations Officer in the State, Ubah Ogaba, when contacted over the incident promised to get back to our correspondent but he was yet to do so at the time of filing this report.
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