Wed. Sep 22nd, 2021

Gunmen opened fire on travellers along Jos-Zaria road, dozens killed

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Victoria Ogunrinde

Jos- Armed bandits Saturday morning attacked five 18-seater buses loaded with travellers at the Gada-biyu area of Jos-Zaria road in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.

The attack left no fewer than 20 persons dead and and many others injured.

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AsphericNews gathered from witnesses that the travellers were on their way to Jos while from an Islamic New Year prayers organised by a renowned cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, in Bauchi State.

According to DailyNigerian reporter 22 dead bodies have been deposited at the Plateau Specialist Hospital.

A survivor, Muhammad Ibrahim, said about 50 of his co-travellers had fled into the bush.

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