Terrorists on Thursday, attacked the Rikwe-Chongu village in the Kwall District of Bassa Local Government Area, Plateau State, killing an army officer and two civilians.
Spokesman of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), Major Ishaku Takwa, who confirmed the incident, said troops have since been deployed to the community and normalcy has been restored.
“There was a night attack in the area on April 28; our troops deployed to the community repelled the attack and in the process OPSH lost a soldier.
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“Two other civilians died as a result of the attack as well.”