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Plateau Killings: 13 persons killed in Riyom fresh attack

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Thirteen persons have been confirmed killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in a night attack in Jol village of Riyom Local Government of Plateau State.

Confirming the incident, the Management Committee Chairman of Riyom Local Government, Hon. Emmanuel Danboyi Jugu said the attack took place on Tuesday night.

According to him, the victims have been given a mass burial.

“10 persons including women and children have been given mass burial, three other bodies have just been discovered”, he explained.

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As of the time of filing this report, the Spokesman of the Plateau State Police Command, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev, said he was yet to get details of the attack from the DPO of the Local Government.