Five including teacher killed as gunmen attack Plateau community

Five people including a teacher were Thursday night killed by gunmen who attacked a food joint in Miango Community, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

The victims were eating at the canteen in Nzharuvo Miango when the gunmen attacked them, killing all the customers including the shop owner, Miss Asabe Samuel, and a school teacher identified as Mr Gideon Tunku.

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Chairman of Miango Youth Development Association, Nuhu Nkali, who confirmed the killings said, “We just lost five of our people in a fresh attack. The victims were killed at a food shop in Nzharuvo Miango around  9:50 pm on Thursday. The shop is just along the road about 18 kilometers to Jos.

“The victims just went there to eat when the gunmen came and shot all of them dead, Miss Asabe Samuel, the shop owner, Mr. Gideon Tunku (school teacher) Bala Adi Joro, Audu Amadu Mi, and Shedrack Joshua.”

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He said the incident had been reported to security agencies, whom he said were already interrogating 10 persons suspected to have carried out the attack.