Again, 6 Reportedly Killed, Church Burnt In Fresh Plateau Attack 



A fresh attack has occurred in Plateau state.

The attack, which happened in Sabon Angwa of Mararaban Kantoma of Barkinladi local government council, reportedly left six people killed.

Also, 15 houses and a Baptist church were said to have been razed during the attack Six people have been allegedly killed in a fresh attack in Plateau state.

The attack was said to have occurred at Sabon Angwa around Mararaban Kantoma of Barkinladi local government council of Plateau state on Sunday, July 1.

This Day reports that the attack left six people dead, while 15 houses and a church – Baptist Church – in the community were razed.

The secretary of Beron Educational and Cultural Organisation said the attack took place at about 2am. It was also gathered that a hospital belonging to the government was torched during the attack.

The United Nations had warned that the attacks in Plateau state which led to the death of several persons, were a violation of humanitarian law.

The international agency said it was concerned about the increasing frequency, intensity, complexity and geographic scope of violent conflict between farmers and herders.

It also called on all relevant concerned governments, regional organisations, civil society and other relevant actors to work together to find acceptable and lasting solutions to these conflicts.



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