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Not less than seven innocent Nigerians have been gun down by unknown gunmen in Dong village in Plateau state.

Gabriel Ubah, the state police spokesman, confirmed the incident in a statement to Gatekeeper News.

He said the police received a distress call about the attack around 8pm and immediately went to the scene of the incident.

“On Sunday 23/05/2021 at about 2000hrs, the Command received a distress call that yet to be identified gunmen came out suddenly from a near by bush, invaded Dong Village, Jos South LGA and killed seven persons,” he said.

“A combined team of Policemen, STF, Vigilante operatives led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operation, raced swiftly to the scene but the hoodlums had already fled back into the bush.

“Investigation is ongoing, frantic effort is on to arrest the fleeing suspects.”

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