Scores feared killed as gunmen invade former assembly Speaker’s village

By Raymond Gukas, Jos

About a dozen persons are feared killed in a Kwatas village of Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State on Sunday night following an invasion of the area by gunmen, sources disclosed.

Though  the state police command said the story of the attack is yet to be confirmed, village neighboring the Plateau State University, reportedly came under attack at about 9pm.

Kwatas is the village of Titus Alams, former Plateau House of Assembly Speaker, and unconfirmed number  of death bodies were said to have been evacuated to a mortuary in Bokkos town.

The latest attack is coming after similar attack in neighboring Kulben village of Mangu Local Government Area, which left about 12 deaths in its trail took place.

The police public relations officer of the Plateau command,  ASP Ubah Gabriel Ogaba told the Apex News on phone that the report cannot be confirmed.

Chairman of Bokkos Local Government, Mr. Yusuf Machen, could  not be reached for comments, but it was gathered that he last Thursday summoned a security meeting with stakeholders with a view to engender peaceful coexistence among the inhabitants.