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PLATEAU: Bandits attack Mangu, kill 10 villagers

GUNMEN suspected to be bandits have attacked Kulben community in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State and killed 10 persons.

A resident of Kulben village, Moses Fwan, today, confirmed the attack in Jos.

Fwan said the incident which happened on Sunday night also left several houses belonging to villagers destroyed by the bandits before they fled the community.

Fwan said, “Armed Fulani militia group attacked our community in Kulben village within Kombun District of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.

“Presently, our people are mourning the gruesome killing of their kinsmen and arrangement is ongoing to conduct mass burial for the victims.”

The Chairman of Mwaghavul Development Association in Kombun District, Dr. Elisha, who also confirmed the attack said, “From the information I got, 10 persons were killed during the invasion. I’m on my way to the village.”

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