2 die as soldiers, youths clash in Plateau (Punch)

2 die as soldiers, youths clash in Plateau (Punch)

Two persons were said to have been shot during a clash between soldiers and some youths in Sopp Village, in the Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Although details were still sketchy as of press time, our correspondent learnt that the youths were protesting against alleged poisoning of a 32-year-old well during an air raid by members of the military Special Task Force, code-named Operation Safe Haven,which led to the death of two persons.

The death of the men in the well sparked off protest by the youths and in the process, two persons were shot. Read more

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