Some unidentified gunmen have struck a drinking joint in Jos, Plateau State, fatally shooting no fewer than 10 persons dead on Sunday, the Police have said.
The gunmen drove in a Hilux van into Kashe (Sabon Layi) community, Kuru District of Jos-South local government area, sporadically shooting at the bar and leaving many dead or wounded, according to an issued statement by Police spokesman, Ubah Ogaba in Jos yesterday. According to him, the killers invaded the community on Sunday night.
However, a witness told newsmen that twelve people were killed, while five were injured during the attack.
The lawmaker representing Jos-South/ Jos-East Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Musa Bagos, was among those who visited the community where residents narrated their ordeal in the unprovoked attack.
He condemned the heinous crime, which he described as an attack too many, stressing the need to stop the trend to prevent the further killings of innocent people in villages in the State.