BREAKING:Tears All over Plateau As Fulani Terrorist Stormed Village, Burn houses, Kills Pregnant Woman and 9 others (See Photos)
Tragedy in middle belt of the country following continuous killing of innocent residents in the Plateau state. Many have fled their villages over fear of been attacked again.
Fulani herdsmen stormed the Hwra village in Kwall District of Bassa local Government Area Of Plateau state.
Accordinng to report, a pregnant woman and nine other people was reportedly killed.
Recall, there have been mass killing of innocent people in Plateau state and thousands have lost their lives in the hands of the fulani militia across Nigeria.
The president of the Irigwe Development Association, Hon Sunday Abdu, who confirmed the attack, said that the attackers burnt down the entire village with foodstuffs and other valuables worth millions of naira, Abdu said.
“The attackers attacked the village and burnt the entire houses in their usual way when the people were sleeping as a result of the lockdown. Nine people were killed including a pregnant woman, and these people do not obey the laws of the land; we have outlaws in Nigeria.”
A community leader, Moses Gata, said soldiers were withdrawn from Miango communities a few weeks ago after which the attackers dislodged four villages with dozens of people killed.
Following report, eyewitness confirmed that 23 hours including properties worth millions was destroyed.
“Yes, the incident happened yesterday night; it was very unfortunate and when the incident occurred, we mobilised our men to the scene immediately,” said Major Ibrahim Shittu, spokesman of the special task force Operation Safe Haven (OPHS), confirming the incident.
“As we speak, the commander of Sector 3 who has been in the area and the commander of the Operation Safe Haven, Major General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, has gone to the scene and addressed the people and assured them of more personnel to protect lives and property