Fresh attacks were launched on villages in Riyom & Barkin Ladi Local Government Areas of Plateau State yesterday leaving about 5o hours razed and two members of a family dead. The killings were at Diniyam-Rim of Riyom Local Government. There was another raid on Rakok and Razat in Barakin Ladi Local Government Area.
So many houses abandoned as a result of previous attacks were burnt too as harvested crops and properties were set ablaze too
Mr Daniel Dem who represents Riyom Constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly confirmed the killings.
He revealed that the two family members who were killed were sleeping in an isolated building when they were shot. Two other members of the family were left injured.
The Interim Chairman of Barkin Ladi LG, Mr. Habila Dung has also confirmed the attack on the villages in the early hours of Thursday.