Suspected Herdsmen Kill 16 Persons In Jos North, Riyom LGA

News - by RadioNow / May. 25th, 2021

Sixteen persons have been reported killed in two separate attacks in Jos North and Riyom Local Government Areas of Plateau State by men suspected to be armed pastoralists.

The attack in Dong village of Jos North occurred at about 8.00 p.m. on Sunday as the village was laid siege with sporadic gunshots.

Speaking to journalists, Mr Timothy Dangtong, member representing Riyom constituency describes the incident as a series of unprovoked attacks.

Reacting on behalf of the state government, Minister of Information Mr Dan Manjang said that the perpetrators of the crime will be brought to book.

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