12 Dead as Miscreants Burn Down Bassa Community in Kogi State

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Kpanche, a community in Bassa Local Government area of Kogi State has been completed burnt by unknown assailants.
The yet to be identified miscreants entered Kpanche town this morning (Sunday) shooting sporadically. They set houses on fire and razed the entire town.
Twelve persons are reportedly dead in the unfortunate attack.
According to a source from the community, the unfortunate incident may not be unconnected with the December 2016 crisis between Igburra Mozum people and Bassa Kwomus when the former attack the masquerade of the later. The incident led to the displacement of Igburra people.
Unconfirmed sources said the Igburra people might have returned.
As at press time, the Administrator of Bassa local government, Hon. Samuel Alumka has drafted both the police and the military to restore normalcy.

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