4 Persons Killed In Bokkos LGA Found In Flooding River Banks

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Yakubu Busari

Fear has griped residence of Bokkos as two women were found dead near Walshak flooding river leading to confusion as they were later identified to be market women from Monguna village, South West of Bokkos town.

Universalreporters247.com learnt that at least four persons have been found dead in an over flooded river bank in Plateau’s Bokkos Local Government Area.

Information available to our correspondent revealed that the four dead bodies were picked at different locations in the river stretching between Butura Kampani and Butura Gida in less than a week.

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However, that was not linked to the flood disaster but the people were brutality murdered and hacked to dead by unknown persons and dumped their remains inside flooded river bank to cover up.

Also on Friday, an unidentified body was reportedly found at a place called Tash in Butura Gida village where the traditional community head was beheaded by group of unknown persons.

It was however not clear what might have happened to them as their corpse had been taken for burial by their families.

They were however suspected to have drowned in the river which over flooded its banks following Thursday’s prolonged rains.

The three were discovered in the cause of searching for a teenage labourer’s body in the river.

He had drowned near Butura Vet after allegedly insisting on crossing the river which was filled to the brim.

His body was however found near Government Girls College, Bokkos after days of search.

Authorities have not issued any statements on the incidents and efforts to reach them proved abortive as at the time of publishing this report.

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