Residents Desert Communities, As STF Confirms 48 People Killed In Thursday’s Plateau Attack

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THE Special Task Force (STF) Friday came with a statement that suspected Fulani gunmen stormed the villages of Langtang South Local Council Area of Plateau State on Thursday, June 27, killing about 28 persons. The attacked villages, according to the statement, are Magama, Bongong and Karkashi.

The Guardian Nigeria

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Security – 48 killed in Nigeria’s recurring violence – Some 48 people have been killed in the latest violence in Langtang South in Nigeria’s northern Plateau state, which has witnessed recurring ethno-religious violence for several years. The local media on 
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Death toll in Langtang violence hits 48

Nigerian Tribune

Forty-eight people have been killed in violence in Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau State since it started on Thursday, the Special Task Force (STF) in the state said. The STF spokesman, Captain. Salisu Mustapha, told the News Agency of 
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Taroh community in Plateau state has being thrown into commotion as Fulani herdsmen reportedly clashed with indigenes of three villages in the town, killing at least 28 residents. There are however conflicting reports on the casualty figures following the 
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STF, Police Differ on Casualty Figure in Plateau

THISDAY Live

Plateau State Police command and the Special Task Force (STF), maintaining peace in the state have differed over the actual figure of deaths in Thursday’s killings in Langtang South local government area of the state. While task force placed the death figure 
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Plateau Killings: Death Toll Hits 40

Leadership Newspapers

The death toll from Thursday’s killings in Plateau State has reached 40. But the state police command and the Special Task Force (STF), have presented conflicting figures on the attacks in three villages of Langtang South local government area. Chris Olakpe 
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Nigeria cattle feud: Villagers killed in Plateau state

BBC News

Gunmen in central Nigeria have attacked three villages killing at least 28 residents in a feud over cattle, a military spokesman has told the BBC. Capt Salisu Mustapha said the security forces responded, killing 20 gunmen. He said Fulani herdsmen were 
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Death toll in central Nigeria violence rises to 48: Army

Ahram Online

The death toll from violence in ethnically divided central Nigeria has risen to at least 48, with dozens of homes also burnt, a military spokesman said Friday. “We now have a total of 48 dead from the attacks on three villages,” Captain Salisu Mustapha, 
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At least 33 killed in Nigeria tribal clashes

The Hindu

At least 33 people were killed in an ethnic attack in central Nigeria’s Plateau State, local newspaper This Day said on Friday. Suspected gunmen from neighbouring Niger attacked three villages of the Tarok clan in Plateau’s Langtang South area, shooting 
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