Suspected herdsmen kill 2, rustle 120 cows in Plateau – Independent Observers

Suspected herdsmen kill 2, rustle 120 cows in Plateau

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By Danladi Al-Hassan

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday allegedly killed two persons, rustled120 cattle and 100 sheep in Vatt village, Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Peter  Ibrahim Gyendeng, Minority Leader of the Plateau State House of Assembly and Member Representing Barkin Ladi Constituency, who confirmed the attack, said that the attack took place at about 3am on Wednesday.

“There was an attack this morning in Vatt community of Foron District, Barkin Ladi LGA of Plateau State by unknown gunmen which villagers suspected to be Fulani herdsmen and the attacks took Place at about 3am when people were still sleeping.

“They killed two persons and injured two others, while 120 cattle and 100 sheep were stolen from the villagers,” he said.

The lawmaker condemned attacked and called on the security agencies to arrest the perpetrators.

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