No fewer than ten persons have been killed after unknown gunmen stormed a drinking bar in Jos, Plateau State, shooting randomly into the air.
The Plateau State police command spokesman, Ubah Ogaba in a statement, said the gunmen drove in a Hilux van into Kashe (Sabon Layi) community, Kuru District of Jos South Local Government, and began shooting at the bar and leaving many dead or wounded.
“We received a report that ten persons were shot dead at a drinking joint at Sabon Layi, Kuru in Jos South by yet to be identified gunmen, who drove in with a Hilux .
“Personnel of the command and the military have been deployed to the affected area.
“The Commissioner of Police has ordered an immediate investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the killing and to bring the perpetrators of the dastardly act to book” he said.