Plateau killings: Police IG deploys intervention force, two choppers

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Following the killing of over 200 people on Saturday, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has deployed an intervention force in Barkin-Ladi, and Riyom in Jos South Local Government Area and in other flashpoints across Plateau state.
In addition to the operatives, the IG also despatched two helicopters for aerial surveillance, five Armored Personnel Carriers, and three Police Mobile Force Units.
The intervention force also includes Two Counter-Terrorism units, Police Intelligence unit as well as conventional police personnel from other states.
The force spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement on Monday said the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Department of Operations, Joshiak Habila, has been directed to relocate to Jos to coordinate and supervise the operation.

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