Two persons have been shot dead in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Villagers said one the victims , Ambrose Stephen Ntyang said to be  a staff of NESCO was shot dead  in Palang Village Shonong, Ward Bachi District on Saturday while  the other victim, Timothy Bulus of Darwat Village ,Jol Ward  was also shot dead on Sunday evening by the gunmen

 Some of the villagers who confirmed the attacks to JAY FM in Jos at the weekend lamented the level of insecurity in their domain

According to them, the killings have been reported to Sector 9 of the Operation Safe Haven and the Divisional Police Office in Riyom Local Government Area.

The villagers also called on the government to live up to its responsibility of protecting lives and property of the citizens describing the killings and the attacks the villages as one too many

Both the Spokesman of the State Police Command, Mathias Terna Tyopev and the Media officer of Operation Safe Haven,Umar Adams are yet to comment the incident which villagers say have created fresh tension in the locality.

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