Sunday, December 4, 2022

Over 100 Victims Of Plateau Attacks Given Mass Burial (Videos)

A mass burial was conducted for over 100 victims of the Sunday morning attacks by bandits on four villages in Plateau State.

Salemgists gathered that the victims were yesterday, April 11 given a mass burial by their communities.

Residents said over 100 bodies had been recovered and buried but there has been no official figure from the police and the state government.

However, the Plateau State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Ubah Gabriel, said more policemen had been drafted in the area but stopped short of giving casualty figures.

He said:

“I am yet to get detailed information about the number of those killed and houses burnt. I will update the press as soon as I get it,” he said. However, Alh Dayyabu Garga, the Chairman of Dangi Local Government Area under which the villages fall, confirmed to our correspondent that over 100 people had been buried.

“My self and other people have visited the affected villages. We buried over 100 together with the people of the area. But security has been deployed to restore order. This is the first time we are experiencing this kind of atrocity in Kanam.”

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