Seven people have reportedly been killed by gunmen who invaded Pinau Market in Pinau community of Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Many villagers were also injured in the attack which was carried out on Sunday evening, December 12.
Wase youth leader. Shapi’i Sambo confirmed the latest attack and further described it as unfortunate. He said the gunmen stormed the market and started shooting sporadically.
Another source told Daily Trust that in the last 10 days, gunmen had abducted many people in the area and collected millions of naira as ransom.
The source said;
“They collect ransom in millions. Sometime they collect N2 million and sometime N5 millions. Last three days, they collected N5million before releasing a man whom they abducted some days back.”