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17 suspects arrested in connection to Plateau killing

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the arrest of 17 persons in connection with the killing in Plateau state a few days ago, which left least 100 people dead.

Army Spokesman, Major Adam Umar made this known saying three of the arrested suspects were linked to killings in the Barikin Ladi area, while the other 14 were arrested in connection with the deaths of travellers in the south of the state capital, Jos.

“We all know that some days back, some villages in Barikin Ladi were attacked and these three suspects were arrested in connection with that. As our men were repelling the attacks in those areas, we arrested these three suspects with four rifles, three locally made guns and one AK47,” he said

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