10 killed in Benue by Suspected Herdsmen
Posted By: Dj Devoskid
on March 21, 2019
10 people have been killed in Tser Uoreleegeb in Ubabai council ward of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State yesterday Wednesday, March 20th by suspected herdsmen.
Reports have it that the herdsmen stormed the community at night.
“The people were sleeping in front of their house when the gunmen arrived. They shot at them and immediately ran away. So, no one can say who killed them.”
Richard Shaor, the chairman of Guma LGA, firmly believes that the attack was by herdsmen.
On Monday someone was killed by herdsmen before the incident at Tser Uoreleegeb. The same herdsmen went to this community on Tuesday night and killed 10 people who were sleeping outside. Their remains have been buried because the villagers insisted that the corpses should be brought to the village for burial.
The spokesperson of the state police command, Catherine Anene, on confirming the attack said
The Divisional Police Officer in Guma has confirmed the incident. He said he saw five corpses at the burial ground.
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