Unidentified Gunmen Kill 10 in a Drinking Joint

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

A yet to be identified gunmen invade a drinking joint in Jos, Plateau State, lethally shooting about ten persons dead, the police have confirmed.

The assailants arrived in a Hilux van into Kashe (Sabon Layi) community, Kuru District of Jos South Local Government, sporadically shooting at the bar, leaving many dead or injured, the police spokesperson Ubah Ogaba, said in a statement in Jos on Monday.

According to Ogaba, the incident took place on Sunday night.

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He said, “We received a report that ten persons were shot dead at a drinking joint at Sabon Layi, Kuru in Jos South by yet to be identified gunmen, who drove in with a Hilux and shot sporadically.

“Personnel of the command and the military have been deployed to the affected area.

“The Commissioner of Police has ordered an immediate investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the killing and to bring the perpetrators of the dastardly act to book.”

However, a witness told NAN that twelve people were killed, while five were injured during the attack.

“I counted twelve dead bodies at the scene with five injured,” the source said.

Source: SaharaReporters

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