JUST IN: Many Missing After Fulani Herdsmen Strike In Benue, Burn Down Villages - GISTMANIA

at 08:59 AM, 5/03/2018 (9 months ago)
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No fewer than 200 persons have been rendered homeless and several persons still missing after suspected herdsmen attacked Tse Sumaka and Tse Atorough Vishigh in Mbadwem Council Ward of Guma, Benue State.

The incident, DAILY POST gathered happened late Sunday night.

An eyewitness told our reporter that the herdsmen, armed to their teeth, invaded the villages and began to shoot sporadically and razed about 20 houses.

The incident came barely two weeks after the formal launching of the Operation Ayem Akaptuma (Cat Race) in the state.

A resident told DAILY POST that the villagers have deserted their home for fear of being killed by the gunmen.

“As we speak, I am in a bush with my family. They (attackers) burnt our house and attacked my brother with machete, I don’t even know if he is dead or alive, please inform the police,” the escapee said amid shriek voice.

However, the police could not be reached at the moment for comment as efforts to reach the Benue command’s PRO, Moses Yamu could not yield any result at the time of this report.

More to come.

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fineboy77 at 10:24 AM, 5/03/2018 (9 months ago)
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The police could not be reached......did you check all the neighboring bushes?
gogoman at 11:18 AM, 5/03/2018 (9 months ago)
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wetin dem want!!!
ruthie at 11:54 AM, 5/03/2018 (9 months ago)
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cypanyahucha at 12:58 PM, 5/03/2018 (9 months ago)
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It's as though the government is lacking in ideas on how to curb these terrorists.
nature7888 at 04:12 PM, 5/03/2018 (9 months ago)
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slimber at 06:28 PM, 5/03/2018 (9 months ago)
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Nah waaa animals 're at it again