15 Killed, 11 Injured As Gunmen Attack Nasarawa Village

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, (THEWILL) – Fifteen people have been killed and eleven others injured after gunmen attacked Numa Kochu village in Nasarawa State.

The Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations in the command, Umar Nadada, confirmed tge iguresf saying the incident occurred on Sunday night.

He explained that some residents of the community were having a birthday party when the gunmen attacked them.

A pregnant woman was among those killed while the injured sustained several degrees of wounds.

He said the bodies of the victims have been deposited at the General Hospital in Akwanga and those injured were also receiving treatment there.

Nadada noted that normalcy has been restored in the community following the deployment of adequate security personnel.

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