Breaking: Fresh attack on Plateau community leaves 3 people dead, police reveal victim’s identities

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has confirmed that three persons were killed in a fresh carried out by bandits on a community identified as Kura Falls, Gashish district in the Barkin Ladi local government Area of Plateau state.

The information by the police states that the victims were allegedly killed in two separate attacks between the night of Friday, June 1, and the morning of Saturday, June 2.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quotes ASP Matthias Tyopev, the spokesperson of the police command in Plateau, as saying: “We received an information this (Saturday) morning, June 2, 2018, at about 07:00hrs that residents were attacked in Kura Falls yesterday (Friday) at about 21:30hrs and early this (Saturday) morning by unknown gunmen, which resulted in the death of three persons.

“They are Dawala Bullet (30 years old), Fidelis Richard (31 years old) and Iliya Doro (60 years old), all male of the same address.

“We have mobilised to the district (Gashish district). Investigation into the case is ongoing to enable us to track and arrest the perpetrators.”