10 killed, many injured as herdsmen attack Benue communities

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Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen militia have murdered several people in series of attacks on some communities in in Logo local government areas of Benue State.

TNN gathered that the incident happened in the , late hours of Wednesday, when the marauding killer-herdsmen invaded Mchia village in Mbagber council ward, and Mou village in Ukemberagya/Tswarev council ward.

A source from one of the communities told newsmen that 15 people were killed in the attacks while 13 others sustained various degrees of injuries.

“The attackers stormed the villages between 11pm and midnight of Wednesday, twelve people were killed at Mchia community and three people at Mou village with about 13 people injured,” Punch quoted the anonymous source as saying.

However, the Benue State Commissioner of Police, Wale Abass, who confirmed the attack, said that 10 people were killed and eight injured.

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