Gunmen kill five Plateau mining workers

Gunmen on Saturday evening killed four workers at a mining site in Dong village Plateau State.

Reports from the community hinted that the gunmen stormed the mining site and shot the workers dead.

It was gathered that no fewer than five men were shot dead while a woman who survived the gun attack is receiving treatment in the hospital.

A community leader Emmanuel Dong confirmed the attack, According to him, the attack occurred around 6pm.

Plateau Police spokesman ASP Gabriel Ubah confirmed the attack, 

Ubah, said: “We are aware of the attack and about five people were killed.

“The Command has deployed armed police men to the area and calm has returned.”

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