Plateau attacks: 12 killed as vigilante clash with bandits

Written by on July 5, 2022

Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Monday night clashed with vigilantes in Zak Community of Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State and as a result of the incident, 12 people were killed.

last week Thursday, suspected bandits were said to have killed seven military personnel and one vigilante in some communities of Bashar chiefdom in the aforementioned council of the state.

This was revealed when the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee visited the affected communities.

Recall that the suspected bandits had given quit notices to some communities in the council, warning the residents to evacuate the villages or be wiped out.

When contacted, the Spokesman of the Military Taskforce responsible for the maintenance of peace in the state, code-named Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), Major Ishaku Takwa, also confirmed the incident to journalists, but could not ascertain the casualty figure.

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