Gunmen attack Plateau hospital, kill one

Gunmen on Monday night attacked the General Hospital in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State and killed one person identified as a security guard on duty.

It was learnt that a policeman guarding the health facility was also injured during the attack by the gunmen who went away with his rifle.

The Chairman of Berom Youth Movement, Heipang District in the LGA, Rwang Tengwong, confirmed the incident in Jos on Tuesday.

Tengwom said, the incident happened at about 10pm on Monday

The District Leader called on the security agents to investigate the attack on the hospital describing it as “strange”.

However, when contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Uba Ogaba, said he was yet to get details of the attack.

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