Following incessant killings around the country, it has been a moment of sadness and mourning for the people of barkin-Ladi in plateau state as lives and property have been lost after herdsmen attack residents of that locality.
News reaching our desk from residents has it that the whole issue started 3days ago when suspected herdsmen attack 2 young men on their farm only for one to escape while the other was butchered. On reaching to the town the one who escaped reported the issue to the villagers who in turn retaliate and in the process a killing 4 people and burning a vehicle.
Yesterday’s ‘s incident was said to have been triggered when villagers gathered to bury some of their relatives who were butchered by the herdsmen only for them to be attacked at the burial ground where 2 people were reportedly killed and few others seriously injured.
The situation was said to be calm as security operatives have been deployed to the location.