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2 IDPs Killed, 3 Injured As Gunmen Attack Plateau Community

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia, on Wednesday, attacked Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who were trying to rebuild their homes at Rantis, in Gashish District of Barkin Ladi LGA of Plateau State, killing two and leaving three others with gunshot wounds.

Confirming the incident, National Publicity Secretary, Berom Youth Moulders’ Association, Rwang Tengwong said, “On Wednesday, 6th April, 2022, gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia attacked Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, at Rantis where they are rebuilding their homes, killing two persons.

“The gunmen numbering six came on three motorcycles and shot sporadically at the IDPs at about 3:40pm when the IDPs had completed work for the day and were about to leave the site.

“As a result of the incident, two persons, Dalyop Boyi and Gyang Jugu were killed, while three persons, Pastor Samson Boyi, Dahwol Jam and Pam Boyi sustained gunshot injuries.”

He added that, “A Volkswagon Vento belonging to one of the deceased, Dalyop Boyi was also burnt down by the attackers.”

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