Barely eight days after killing eight persons, have gunmen attacked Wereng community in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Reports have it that the gunmen killed six people while three others sustained injuries as the residents rushed them to the hospital.
Recall that some gunmen attacked eight miners at a neighbouring Kuru community in the same council area.
This is also barely few days after some gunmen kidnapped four students from Ndar community in Bokkos LGA. However, security agencies were able to recover the victims.
Lamenting over the development, the lawmaker representing Riyom LGA in the state House of Assembly, Timothy Dantong disclosed that they earlier heard rumours of an impending attack.
Recounting the incident, he said, “When I made inquiries, I discovered that the armed attackers actually came around 10pm and killed six people while three others who were injured during the attack have been rushed to the hospital.
“Right now, the people are digging the graves to bury those who were killed in the attack.”
In another development, unknown gunmen have abducted another dentist after releasing two health workers including a doctor and nurse in Ogun State.
They abducted another dentist on the same Monday night shortly after releasing the two health workers.
The dentist was on his way to work on Monday evening in Ijebu-Igbo, Ijebu-North Local Government Area when the gunmen reportedly accosted him.