BREAKING: Fulani herdsmen Attack Benue Community Again, Kill Traders

Benue attacked again

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Men suspected to be herdsmen, ambushed traders in Guma LGA of Benue State late last night, killing many of them, including market women and children.

It was gathered that the victims were returning from the popular Yelewata Market when the attackers laid ambush on them, hacking some of them to death and inflicting injuries on several others.

Earlier, the suspected herdsmen had attacked Tse Igbe at Nyiev Council Ward in Guma Benue State, killing one Christopher Unenge, a Catholic catechist and another villager identified as Ayem Mbakuughur and many others.

Among those killed in the latest attack, was a man identified as Aondowase Uma some market women and children.

“They killed Aondowase Uma, many other persons and even injured four people who were returning from Yelewata Market last night.

“As we speak, several persons are still missing; as at this morning, search is still ongoing,” a fleeing resident told our reporter Wednesday morning.

Meanwhile, calls made by news men to the Benue State Police Command Police Relations Officer, Moses Yamu, ASP, for comment were not responded.

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