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Four persons have been reported dead while three were injured on Thursday by unknown gunmen while shooting sporadically, attacking a particular compound at Gidan Sule Village along Lafia Makurdi road.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Ramhan Nansel, a detachment of police personnel comprising of Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Unit, vigilante, and hunters with support from the military were immediately deployed to the area where the attackers were repelled.

Four corpses were recovered at the scene, while three injured victims were rescued and rushed to Odumu Hospital for Medical attention, one person later died while receiving treatment at the same hospital.

Consequently, the Commissioner of Police, Nasarawa State, Bola Longe, who was promoted recently to the rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police deployed additional police personnel led by Area Commander Awe, ACP Dankwano Wilson, to go after the perpetrators of the dastardly act.

The Commissioner of Police condoled with the families of the deceased and assured that the Police Command is doing everything humanly possible to arrest and bring to book the perpetrators of the act.

The Police Command also assured the public of its commitment to the fight against crime and every form of criminality in the state and called on members of the public to give the police any useful information that will assist the investigation and curtail crime in the state.