Terrorists Chops Off Hand Of 5-Month-Old Baby, Kill 8 People In Plateau Community

Terrorists chops off hand of 5-month-old baby

Sunday was a sad day for the people of Danda Chugwi village in the Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State after suspected Fulani militants attacked the community, chopped off the hand of 5-month-old baby, killed eight people, including four children and a teenager who were all said to be members of the same family.

The heartless terrorists also chopped off the hand of 5-month-old baby boy and killed four children during the attack that occurred around 10:00PM on Sunday night.

Rwang Tengwong, the Berom Youth Moulders Association’s national publicity secretary, gave the names of the deceased as Pam Dawho, 59; Nvou Gyang, 43; Jah Pam, 50; Ruth Bot, 16; Chundung Gyang, 9; Mercy Gyang, 12; and Benjamin Gyang, 5.

The five-month-old infant boy whose hand the gunmen chopped off was among those injured during the attack, according to Punch.

Terrorists chops off hand of 5-month-old baby
An infant baby receiving treatment

An eight-month-old baby who was also injured in the attack later died in the hospital on Monday morning according to reports.  

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According to Sahara Repoters, the lawmaker representing Jos South/Jos Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Abuja Hon. Dachung Musa Bagos, who is the Deputy Chairman of the House Committee on Anti-Corruption, was present at the mass burial of the seven victims at Danda Village on Monday where he described the act as inhumane.

He described the cold-blooded killing of his constituents by bandits as “callous”.

He said, “This incident has raised concerns over the readiness of security agencies to tackle once and for all the gorilla style of killing which has been incessant in my constituency and Plateau State, intelligent reports have it that the attackers had sent signal before now and no action was taken on the part of the security agency to curtail it, this is sad,” Bagos said.

“I am angry and enraged by the daily killing within and around my constituency. I want to state emphatically, that I will continue to talk about these callous attitudes of known criminals amongst us until they are all gotten rid of finally, everybody has the right to defend himself, I want to urge my constituents to defend themselves enough if enough of these barbaric and dastardly killings.”

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