Crime

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

Many people have reportedly lost their lives after some youths clashed with Fulanis in Jos the Plateau state capital on Saturday, Newspremises has learnt.

The clash which left sources of people dead and others injured, occurred around Rukuba Road, Jos North Local Government Area of the State.

Newspremises gathered 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.

ASP Gabriel Ogaba, Plateau State Police Command, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Jos 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.”

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.

As at the time of filing this report, the actual number of causality is still unknown, as the dead and injured have been evacuated by security operatives.

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