Fulani Herdsmen kill 13 persons in Benue community fresh Attack

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Suspected fulani herdsmen has killed 13 people in a fresh attack in Tse Amgbem community in Gwer west local Government area of Benue state.


The herders allegedly attack the community in the early hours on Monday, killing 13 people includes children and women, and left several people injured and houses raze down with fire.

As a result of the attack, hundreds of the residents have been displaced and are taking refugee in Aondoana, close to Naka town.

The Chairperson of Gwer West local government, Grace Igbabon, confirmed the attack to newsmen.

She said some of the corpses have been deposited in the morgue.

Last Monday, seven deaths were recorded in one of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Abagena village after assailants stormed the area.

The Governor of the state, Samuel Ortom, has repeatedly called on the federal government to take proactive steps as the attacks are becoming unbearable

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