Tragedy Hits Plateau State: Herdsmen Storm Village, Murder 19 people In Their Sleep


Nineteen people have been killed in Ariri Village, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected herdsmen.

This was reported this morning, 4th October 2018 by Channels Television. According to reports, the herdsmen attacked the village on Wednesday night and shot the victims while they were asleep.

According to residents of the village, security operatives are yet to arrive at the scene of the incident and the corpses of the victims are still scattered across the compounds where the attacks occurred.

According to Daily Post, herdsmen in an attack in Jol village of Riyom Local Government of Plateau State. The Management Committee Chairman of Riyom Local Government, Hon. Emmanuel Danboyi Jugu said the attack took place on Tuesday night.

According to him, the victims have been given a mass burial.

“10 persons, including women and children, have been given mass burial, three other bodies have just been discovered”, he explained.


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