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Plateau Senator condemns killing of 8 miners in Kuru

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Senator Representing Plateau North in the National Assembly and Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Defence Sen. Istifanus Dung Gyang has condemned unequivocally the dastardly attack and killing of 8 miners by assailants at Kuru, Jos South LGA, Plateau state on Friday night.

Gyang in a press statement signed and issued on Sunday to journalists in Jos by his Special Assistant on Media and Protocol, Hon. Musa Ibrahim Ashoms expressed sadness that people in Plateau North are repeatedly being hunted, ambushed and killed without any decisive action.

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Senator Gyang empathizes with the families and the immediate Kuru community over this unwarranted attack on peace loving and hard working citizens struggling to make a living.

The Senator laments that the persons responsible for the repeated ambush and killing of people going about their lawful quest for livelihood are not unknown to security agencies.

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Senator Gyang charges government through the security agencies to rise and take full responsibility for the safety and protection of law abiding citizens from terrorists, bandits and killer herdsmen across the nation, Plateau North in particular.

It would be recalled that no fewer than 8 Miners were reportedly killed when suspected Fulani herdsmen attack a mining site behind Cabitex company in Kuru community of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.

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Our correspondent gathered that the incident which occurred at about 9pm on Friday, left 8 persons dead, three women and five men.

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