Unidentified Gunmen Murder 8 In Nasarawa State
The police command in Nasarawa state confirmed on Friday the killing of 8 persons by unknown gunmen in Sofiyo village of Toto Local Government Area of the state.
The command Public Relations Officer, Kennedy Idrisu who affirmed the killings to the News Agency of Nigeria NAN, said that several others sustained various degrees of injuries in the attack.
He advised the people, particularly the youths against taking the law into their hands and to report to the appropriate authorities any such incidents for necessary action rather than fighting back.
“It is true that gunmen attacked and killed eight people in Sofiyo community of the locality.
“We have also mobilised our men to the scene of the attack to maintain law and order and to forestall further attacks.
“The injured are currently receiving treatment at the Specialist Hospital, Gwagwalada,” he said.
The PPRO assured the people that the police would always work to ensure peace and security in the state, imploring the people to always shun violence but rather provide the police with vital information that would enable them to arrest the perpetrators of the heinous crime