By Rafiu Ajakaye
At least 11 people were killed and four injured Tuesday night when gunmen opened fire at a community meeting in the central Nigerian Plateau state, according to a police spokesman.
“I can confirm that 11 people were killed while four others were injured [...] on Tuesday night,” police spokesman Terna Tyopev told Anadolu Agency by phone on Wednesday.
The community is located in
Despite a relative peace in the past few years, the situation in the Plateau and other central Nigerian states remains tense as populations from different backgrounds compete for scarce resources as Lake Chad vanishes.