Solomon Mwantiri, Head of the Plateau State Center for Crisis Victims and Emancipation in Nigeria, stated that gunmen who came to the Barkin Ladi region of Plateau state in the early hours of the morning carried out an attack.
“The 21 people who lost their lives in the attack were buried this afternoon. We have just returned from the mass funeral,” Mwantiri said. said.
Special Military Task Force Plateau Spokesperson Captain Ola James stated that soldiers were dispatched to the region and the situation was under control.
From time to time, violence between Muslims and Christians occurs in the Plateau state of Nigeria. 130 illegal weapons were seized during operations in the state last month.
Plateau Governor Caleb Mutfwang announced that more than 300 people lost their lives in religious-based conflicts in the last 3 months.