Dozens Killed in Nigeria's Plateau Attack


Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed at least 30 people, several others injured and burnt houses and animals when they attacked Shonong village in Plateau State.
  • Nigeria:  30 Reported Dead in Attack On Nigerian Village

    Voice of America, 7 January 2014

    Witnesses say gunmen have killed at least 30 people in a central Nigerian village in an area with a history of ethnic and religious conflict. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Plateau Attacks - 33 Given Mass Burial

    This Day, 7 January 2014

    The 33 corpses so far recovered from Shonong village in Riyom local government area of Plateau State, where attackers raided on Monday morning have been given mass burial amidst ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Plateau Killings - Disband STF Now, Huriwa Tells Jonathan

    Premium Times, 7 January 2014

    A pro-democracy based non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned the killing of residents of Shonong Village in Riyom Local ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Plateau Attack - Riyom Community Rejects Police Casualty Figure, Insists 33 Killed

    Premium Times, 7 January 2014

    The families of the victims of the Shonong, Riyom Local Government Area attack on Tuesday refused the official death figures brandished by the police in the state. read more »

  • Nigeria:  33 Given Mass Burial in Plateau

    This Day, 8 January 2014

    Thirty three bodies so far recovered from Shonong village in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, raided by gunmen on Monday, have been given mass burial amidst wailing by ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  40 Killed in Separate Attacks in Plateau, Kaduna

    Vanguard, 7 January 2014

    There was bloodshed in Plateau and Kaduna states, yesterday, leading to the death of no fewer than 40 people, including policemen, women and children. read more »

Unknown gunmen.

  • Nigeria:  Four Feared Killed in Fresh Riyom, Plateau Attack

    Premium Times, 7 January 2014

    Four persons including children were feared killed in the early hours of Tuesday by armed men in Riyom, Plateau State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  30 Killed, 40 Houses Burnt in Plateau Attack

    This Day, 7 January 2014

    About 30 persons were Monday feared killed and 25 others severely injured when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked Shonong village in Bachit District, Riyom Local ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  30 Feared Dead in Plateau Attack

    Daily Trust, 7 January 2014

    Daily Trust gathered that the attackers had stormed the village while most of the villagers were in their farms, shooting and setting homes ablaze. State House of Assembly Majority ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Kill 30, Raze 40 Houses in Plateau

    Leadership, 7 January 2014

    At least 30 people were killed by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of yesterday, during an attack on Shonong village in Bachit district of Riyom local ... read more »

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