Rocket Propelled Grenades hit Bukuru

The violence in Plateau  state  escalated this evening as two RPGs (Rocket Propelled Grenades) were launched into  Bukuru, Jos .The RPGs were launched around 6.00pm  and they landed around  STF sector 5 and Clerk quarters.It was not clear who did it and what the exact targets were.

Captain Salisu Mustapha, spokesman for the STF  who confirmed the attacks said so far there has been no report of casualty.He added that the grenades exploded mid air.

The RPG attacksmay signal a further escalation of the crisis in the state.Earlier today, a blast followed by gun fire was reported  near an Islamic School in Bukuru.One boy was killed in the earlier blast.