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Another Community Attacked In Plateau, Houses Burnt

Another Community Attacked In Plateau, Houses Burnt

Another attack on Rotsu, a settlement near Nkyie-Doghwro, the village attacked in the early hours of Monday, have been confirmed by the Police in Plateau State.

A police spokesperson told journalists on Tuesday. “Rotsu village was attracted last night (Monday). No one was killed, but three houses were burnt. Our men responded promptly and rescue the situation.”


Terna Tyopev, who spoke at the police headquarters in Jos, the Plateau State capital, also said police officers prevented another attack on an unnamed settlement in Riyom Local Government Area on Monday night through prompt response to a distress call.

He spoke after the commissioner of police, Adie Undie, accompanied Governor Simon Lalong to the scene on Tuesday, adding that the CP has deployed 3 units of mobile police officers to the troubled areas in Bassa, and has directed the commencement of air surveillance to prevent further loss of lives.

He said the commissioner of police has also directed all divisional police officers in the state to be on the alert, and act promptly on any security challenge.

No arrests have been made. Police say investigation is ongoing.
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