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Suspected Fulani militia kill son, injures mother in fresh Plateau attack



A young man named Daniel Mwantiri, has been reportedly killed in a recent attack by gunmen in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

It was understood that his mother, Mrs Ladi Mwatiri, was also wounded during the attack and was quickly taken to the Jos University Teaching Hospital for treatment.
The victims was said to be relaxing in their residence at Exland community when the gunmen stormed their home on Thursday night.

A relative of the victim, Dalyop Mwatiri, affirmed the incident in Jos on Friday.
Dalyop Mwatiri who narrated the incident said, “Some gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia have again attacked a family in Exland (Gindin Akwati) of Gashish District, Barkin Ladi LGA of Plateau State last night (Thursday), July 30, 2020.

“The victims were a mother and her son. As a result, a mother (Ladi), and her son (Daniel) were severely injured at the time of the attack.

“They were immediately rushed to Jos University Teaching Hospital.

“Sadly, Daniel gave up the ghost while his mother is currently receiving medical treatment at the hospital.

“As I talk with you, the late Daniel is being taken to his village for burial.”

Adam Abubakar is a renowned writer and poet. He Specializes in Writing Political News. He worked for five years as a writer and editor at the national news magazine.

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