Gunmen have killed eight persons during an attack on a mining site at Shawalan Kuru in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau state.
It was gathered that one of the deceased was beheaded by the gunmen during the attack that happened on Friday evening.
The corpses have been handed over to the relatives of the deceased.
The corpse were retrieved during a visit to the site by Hon Choji and leader of Jos South Council Hon Emmanuel Jang.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Plateau, A.S Tafida, who represented the Commissioner of Police, condoled with the entire Jos South people, especially the Kuru community.
Tafida appealed for calm and cooperation amongst them and advised them not to take laws into their hands.
He promised to work with their leaders in carrying out discreet investigations to arrest the perpetrators.
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