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GUMEN INVADE BENUE COMMUNITIES, KILL 10

No less than ten people have been reportedly killed after gunmen suspected to be herdsmen invaded local communities in Benue State.

According to  reports, the assailants stormed Mchia village in Mbagber council ward, and Mou village in Ukemberagya/Tswarev council ward, all in Logo Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday night and started shooting sporadically.

A member of the community who confirmed the incident to newsmen said, “They were separate attacks on Mchia and Mou villages but carried out simultaneously leading to the death of 15 people.

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

Meanwhile,  the State Commissioner of Police, Wale Abass, confirmed that 10 people were killed and eight injured in the attack.

 

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