Heavy gunfire rocks Dong Plateau community, 3 persons dead




There is report of fresh attack on Dong, a community in Jos North LGA of Plateau State, three people have been reported killed last night as gunmen suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen attacked the Community.

Dong is a community sharing boundary with Bassa LGA of the State.

Suspected Herdsmen attacked the community when they laid ambush on the vigilante group of the community shooting sporadically last night around 9 pm.

The Police Public Relation officer of the Plateau State Command DSP Matthias Terna said he is yet to get more details of the attacks by the Divisional Police officer of the Area.

He said;“I was told there was an incident at Dong, but am still yet to details from the Divisional Police officer of the Area, as soon as that is done I will let you know.”

Recall, that Dong Kassa, Jos North LGA and Rafiki Village in Basa were simultaneously attacked last week where about 8 security personnel and more than 25 civilians were killed in the attack while COCIN church also was set ablaze by the attackers.


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