A Pastor with the Church of Christ in Nation (COCIN) LCC Abonong, Foron in Barkin Ladi LGC of Plateau State, Rev Adamu Gyang Wurim, alongside his wife and three children have been feared burnt alive by unknown gunmen LEADERSHIP gathered that the church too was not spear and was also burnt down. Investigation revealed that the Pastor and his family, were killed when the house was rounded up and quickly set on fire by the gunmen . Also, a woman who lives close was critically injured by gunfire and has been taken to a nearby hospital.
Meanwhile, Member representing the constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Hon. Peter Gyendeng confirmed the unfortunate incident on phone to newsmen on Wednesday.
A resident of the community who gave his name as Gyang further said victims of the overnight attack on COCIN LCC Abonong have been given mass burial.
He said The burial which took place in the community happened amidst tears and wailing, seeing as the Reverend of the Church (including his wife and 3 children were murdered in cold blood).
He said at the time of filing this report, relative calm had returned to the community but several individuals expressed fears at the escalation of the troubles. They appealed to the government to come to their aid.
The police command in the state and the Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) were yet to confirmed the killings as at the time of filling this reports.
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