Herdsmen Kill Enugu Grandma Two Months After Slaughtering Daughter, Son-in-law

An aged girl recognized merely as Anna has been killed by suspected herdsmen barely two months after the identical destiny befell her daughter and son-in-law.

Anna was among the many eight folks killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen at Okpokwu Mgbuji group in Eha-Amufu, Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State, on Sunday.

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It was gathered that Anna had not too long ago buried her daughter, Chinyere Ede and son-in-law, Japhet Ede, who had been killed in an earlier assault carried out by herdsmen in the neighborhood.

The couple had been killed alongside two others on May 27, 2021, at Okpokwu Mgbuji and had been laid to relaxation on July 22.

Trouble reportedly began when the herders had been stopped from slicing down an financial tree to feed their cattle. The interruption led to heated arguments between the group members and the herders.

It was additional learnt that the group members succeeded in pursuing the Fulani herders and their cattle from additional destruction of the financial tree.

However, the herders later re-grouped in a calculated revenge mission, and attacked the group, killing a number of folks.

Meanwhile, in an earlier report, Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Eha-Amufu, Rt Rev Daniel Nkemjika Olinya, had defined what transpired to Daily Sun.

He registered his issues that herdsmen assaults in farm settlements within the affected Mgbuji group and its neighbours had been on the rise and the federal government had not carried out sufficient to finish the assaults.

“This is the third time the armed herdsmen are invading the Mgbuji community this year, aside from indiscriminate kidnappings which we have lost count of. Most of the time, they invade the community, kidnap and kill the victims, many of them. The last attack before this Sunday’s attack led to the death of six people. Five of them have not been buried and, now they came again this time and killed eight persons,” he mentioned.

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Herdsmen Kill Enugu Grandma Two Months After Slaughtering Daughter, Son-in-law

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