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BREAKING: Bandits kill 35, burn family alive in Plateau

No fewer than 35 persons have been reportedly killed in Yelwa Zangam community, Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.

DAILY POST gathered that armed bandits attacked the community in the early hours of Wednesday.

The attackers had reportedly disabled the bridge leading to the community preventing any access to help before launching their assault.

It was also learnt that an entire family was burnt alive in their home.

The attack is coming barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari pledged support for victims of violent clashes in Plateau State.

When contacted, the Plateau State Police Command, Ubah Ogaba confirmed the incident and promised to give details later.

He told DAILY POST that, ”there was an incident at Yelwa but I have not received full details yet.”

 

Source: Dailypost

 

 

 

Pres Raisi appoints Mohsen Rezaei as vice-president for economic affairs

Pres Raisi appoints Mohsen Rezaei as vice-president for economic affairs. According to the appointment, Rezaei will also act as the secretary of the supreme economic coordination council and secretary of the government’s economic headquarters.

Rezaei, 67, is a PhD-holder in economics from the University of Tehran.

He was the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for 16 years.

Rezaei, one of the candidates for Iran’s June 2021 presidential election, has been secretary of the Expediency Council for over two decades.

 

Source: Iranpress.com