Many fears dead as unknown gunmen in Military comouflage Attack Sheria Communities in Bassa.
The sleepy town of Sheria in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State allegedly came under heavy gun fire in the early hours of Tuesday, 30 August 2022.
According to the locals, the attacked disguised in military fatigue entered Sheria through Biroko axis and started shooting sporadically and burning houses.
The report further indicates that most of the shops by the road side in sheria were burnt. The number of human casualties is yet to be ascertained.
Recalled that in the last months there has been renewed hostilities between the Igburra Mozum and Bassas in Bassa Local Government Area of the state.
When contacted, the command public relations officer, SP William Aya ,said calm has returned, adding that special forces and regular policemen from Anyigba and other sister security forces have been mobilised to keep peace in the area.
He , however , could not give details of the casualty, saying investigation into the incidence has commenced.