Gunmen kill five passengers, abduct 20 others in Plateau
Gunmen have killed five passengers along the Sabon Gari-Kampani Road in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State.
It was gathered that the victims including a vigilante were killed by suspected bandits operating in the area.
According to Abdullahi Usman, a resident of Wase town, the vigilante and one other person were ambushed, while the remaining three were killed during a stop- and-search operation by the bandits.
Usman added that more than 20 passengers were kidnapped in the incident.
“The vigilante and one other person were on a motorcycle from Sabon- Gari to Kampani when the bandits attacked them. They killed them and went away with the motorcycle,” Usman narrated.
“Later, when the villagers were returning after market hours, they were stopped and kidnapped. Three of them were killed.”
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