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Suspected killer-herders attack Benue communities, kill 10

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In the late hours of Wednesday, suspected killer-herdsmen attacked Mchia village in Mbagber council ward and Mou village in Ukemberagya/Tswarev council ward, in all Benue communities.

Suspected killer-herders attack Benue communities, kill 10

Suspected killer-herders attack Benue communities, kill 10

Suspected killer-herdsmen had also last month attacked several villages in Guma LGA and killed about 20 people.

“They were separate attacks on Mchia and Mou villages but carried out simultaneously leading to the death of 15 people.

“The attackers stormed the villages between 11pm and midnight of Wednesday, twelve were killed at Mchia and three people at Mou village with about 13 people injured,” a local, who did not want to be mentioned, told our correspondent on the phone.


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Confirming the attack, the of Police, Wale Abass, said that 10 were killed and eight injured.

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