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Plateau: Scores killed, many injured as youths clash with Fulanis in Jos

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Plateau: Scores killed, many injured as youths clash with Fulanis in Jos..

Some youths in the Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State on Saturday clashed with Fulanis around Rukuba Road.

The clash reportedly led to the death of scores of people.

Daily Post gathered that some buses were carrying Fulani heading towards Rukuba Road while Irigwe people and other sympathisers were waiting for the corpses of six of their people who were recently killed by suspected herdsmen in an attack for funeral before the fight broke out.

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Spokesman of the Plateau State Police Command, ASP Gabriel Ogaba, said, “Yes, there was unrest at Rukuba Road of Jos North LGA.

“Security personnel have been deployed to the area and have taken charge.

“At the moment the area is calm and residents are going about their lawful businesses.

“Details about what happened will be communicated shortly.”

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As at the time of filing this report, there was no actual casualty figure, as the dead and injured have been taken away by security operatives.

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  1. I live in Jos and by God, what’s happening is appalling and detasteful. Only Justice would bring peace and put an end to the reprisal attacks. The Fulani and Irigwe communities would never see eye to eye unless Justice is metted on the criminals amongst them…..Long live Plateau State

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