The heinous attack by gunmen in some communities in Miango chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State saw 7 persons killed and 250 houses razed to the ground.
This was contained in a statement signed by Mr. Davidson Malison, the state National Publicity Secretary. According to the statement, the invaders also injured several others and destroyed over 40 farmlands belonging to the residents.
It was revealed that the incident lasted for over four hours non-stop. Those that were injured are currently receiving treatment at undisclosed hospitals.
The statement said that, "Over 40 farmlands with a variety of crops were destroyed and several household items and domestic animals stolen."
He beckoned on the government and the security agencies to intensify efforts towards ensuring the safety of lives and properties of the people.
Plateau state has been one of the most attacked states by gunmen. In the past month, the state has endured three attacks, including the kidnapping of the residents.
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