NAN – Three persons were killed on Friday when unknown gunmen ambushed and attacked five persons near Sho village in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.
A statement by the Military Special Task said the armed men opened fire on the people, killng two of them instantly.
“Two others were injured while the fifth person escaped unhurt.
“Unfortunately, one of the injured died of gunshot wounds in a clinic in Barkin Ladi this morning,” said the statement signed by STF spokesman, Capt. Mustapha Salisu.
The STF spokesman said necessary measures had been taken to ensure a peaceful Eid el Fitri celebration.
He advised residents to pray near their homes on Sunday as movement near worship centres would be strictly monitored.
He advised those wishing to go to worship centres to carry only their prayer mats and Qurans.