The Police has confirmed the attack on Saturday of Kura Falls community in Gashish District, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau and killing of three persons by unknown gunmen.
Terna Tyopev, the police spokesperson in the state, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Jos.
According to him, the attacks occurred on Friday night and Saturday morning.
“We received information this morning at about 7 a.m. that residents of Kura Falls were attacked at about 9:30 p.m. and the early hours of Saturday by unknown gunmen.
“This resulted in the death of three persons identified as Dawala Bullet, 30; Fidelis Richard, 31; and Iliya Doro, 60.
“We have mobilised to the area to ensure normalcy and quell any further attack and breach of the law,” Mr Tyopev said.
According to him, investigations are ongoing to track and arrest the perpetrators who must be made to face justice.
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