PLATEAU STATE: Killing and Burning of Houses Continues despite 24 hrs Curfew in the State.




There are Killings and burning of houses in Mangu town of Mangu local government area of Plateau state not minding the 24-hour curfew imposed by the government.

Trustbase news had reported yesterday that Governor Celeb Mutfwang imposed 24hrs curfew in the State after fresh killings were recorded in the area, on Tuesday.

But the violence had continued as residents of Mangu confirmed that gunmen stormed several communities, shooting at everyone in sight.

The attackers reportedly burnt down houses, including the Sunnah Islamiya School located along the popular Gindiri Road.

According to an eye witness Suleiman Muhammad who is a resident of Mangy Community told Journalists that  “At around 9:30 am this morning, gunmen armed with sophisticated weapons came and started shooting sporadically. They burnt a lot of houses, including the Sunnah Islamiya school. Some persons were killed. They have overwhelmed the security personnel currently in Mangu. we are completely surrounded by the gunmen.” he said.