Plateau State continued to experience endless bloodshed during the Christmas and New year holidays.
The current round of killings began in Fa District of Barki Ladi Local Government when five youths were hacked to death at Rawuru Fa village in the house of I D Gyang who represents Riyom Barki Ladi Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives. Some of his close family relations were among the killed.
The killings continued after Christmas. On Sunday 30th December, six youths were ambushed on the Rahwol – Kassa-Nding bridge. Five were killed instantly and one who escaped with head injuries is now receiving treatment at a local hospital.
The next day, there was a mass burial for the dead. And yet the attacks and killings continued with yet another heavy attack on Nding Seessut village.
We publish below a pictorial account of the endless destruction and killings have become the daily routine in Barki Ladi Local Government of Plateau State.