5 Feared dead and 3 injured after Gunmen attack Local Bar in Plateau State


No fewer than eight (8) persons, who had been drinking at a Nding local bar (drinking joint) a village in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, have been reported dead following an attack by gunmen.
James Danjuma, one of the men who escaped the attack, disclosed that they were about 20 people at the bar, when the attack took place..
He said: “I escaped because I just stepped aside to answer a phone call. Suddenly, I heard gun shots and I ran as fast as I could from the scene. I only returned 10 minutes after the gunmen left and met the bodies of my friends.”
Police spokesman Tyopev Terna said five persons died instantly while two of those rushed to hospital died before daybreak. Terna added that investigation has begun.

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