22 Feared Kill As Gunmen Ambush Travelling Religious Group In Plateau



At least 22 persons were feared killed on Saturday as armed persons attacked travellers in Gada-biyu along the Jos-Zaria road in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.

A report by the Daily Nigerian newspaper said the attack, which occurred at 10 a.m., also left many other passengers injured.

The victims were said to be followers of Dahiru Bauchi, a Kaduna-based Islamic cleric.

The attackers reportedly ambushed the entourage, returning from Islamic New Year prayers organised by the cleric in Bauchi State.

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