Five people were reportedly killed in a new spate of violence that struck Jos, Plateau State’s capital on Sunday.
It was gathered that Angwan Rukuba area of Jos sunk into a fresh crisis, after the corpse of a young man discovered at Celestial bridge. It was gathered that the discovery, led to a clash between the natives and the Hausa residing in the area.
Spokesman of the Special Task Force code name Operation Safe Haven, Major Umar Adam, who confirmed the clash the left five people dead, stated that the security agents are working to ensure that there are no further attacks.
“I know that some irate youths try to cause a problem today but our men are on top of the situations and have since restore normalcy to all affect areas. I have no report of any death but some people were wounded” he said
This is coming after we reported that a University of Jos Hostel, was reportedly attacked by ‘Muslims’ who left one student dead, and many others injured. Twitter user @nanlengdati disclosed that when the University of Jos hostel was attacked, there was no security to counter the attack or restore normalcy in the area. Read her tweet below;
The university of jos hostel under attack, a federal university with no security what so ever.
@segalink, @NigerianPolice, HELP!
The school got attacked this evening by said ‘muslims’, leaving at least one student dead and some injured. May his soul rest in peace
SR also tweeted;
FLASH: A 300-Level student, Kums Shedrach, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen at the University of Jos student Village hostel as well as many others in a fresh wave of violence that engulfed the state Capital on Sunday afternoon and evening