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Bandits raid village in Plateau, kill monarch and two others

Bandits raid village in Plateau, kill monarch and two others
Village razed by terrorists in Nigeria. (Photo used to illustrate this report)

A traditional ruler and two other civilians have been confirmed dead in an attack by bandits in Nyalun village, Wase Local Government Area of ​​Plateau State.

GIST BRIEFLY learnt that the attack happened on Monday night, but the fleeing locals could only report it until Tuesday.

Five members of the monarch's family were also abducted by the bandits who stormed the village around 9:33 p.m.

Locals said the bandits arrived on motorbikes and shot sporadically before abducting the victims.

“The Fulani bandits arrived in large numbers," a resident, Ahmad Ibrahim said.

Another survivor who fled his home during the incident said the police could not be reached when the bandits arrived.
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