Bandits kill 5 and rustle cattle in Plateau villages
Gunmen attacked Shegyam, Dogon Ruwa villages in Wase Local Government Area (Plateau State), killing at least five people. They also reportedly rustled hundreds of cattle.
Abdullahi Usman, a resident of Wase Town, told Daily Trust that gunmen entered the villages in the wee hours of Wednesday, June 15th.
He claimed that the gunmen attacked Shegyam, killing two people. Then they moved on to Dogon Ruwa, where they killed three more and raped hundreds of cattle.
DSP Alabo Alfred, a state police spokesperson, confirmed the incident but could not determine the number of casualties.
Also, it was discovered that two women were abducted by gunmen who invaded Sapio village on Tuesday, June 14.