Violence Engulfs Plateau Community As Fulani Herdsmen Allegedly Stage Revenge Attack, 15 Feared Dead

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The unfortunate incident has however not yet been confirmed by the Plateau state police spokesman, Teryina Tyopev

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No less than 15 people were reportedly killed during a revenge attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ancha village, Bassa local government area, Plateau state.

According to Premium Times, the incident occurred on Thursday night, September 8.

Naijaloaded gathers that the unfortunate episode was narrated by a witness, Benjamin Aruku, in a telephone interview.

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He stated: –

“We are suspecting Fulanis to have carried out the attack on our village (Ancha) because about a month ago, Fulanis living within this location accused our village (Ancha) of killing and beheading a Fulani boy.

“They invited police, some persons were arrested in connection with the killing of the said Fulani boy.

“We thought the issue was over but we were taken by surprise last night with this attack.”

The incident has however not yet been confirmed by the Plateau state police spokesman, Teryina Tyopev.

We previously reported that about 22 people were reportedly killed following an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Hwak-Kwata village, Jos-South Local Government Area, Plateau state.

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Six other people were reportedly injured during the attack.

Afterwards, some residents were seen wailing over the killing of their siblings, while others went in search of their missing relatives.

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