How Herdsmen Attacked Taraba Communities, Massacred Residents In Their Sleep

After sacking Benue State communities, dare-devil herders continued their reign of terror after they attacked Bali and Gassol councils in Taraba State, capturing useless scores of residents throughout a midnight raid.

As of the time of submitting this report, no fewer than 12 useless our bodies had been mentioned to have been recovered from the scenes of the 2 separate assaults.


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The separate assaults, which occurred in Sabon-Gida village of Gassol Council and Pangari village of Bali, had been mentioned to have been perpetrated by the herders.

A supply informed Daily Post that the herders stormed the communities at night time when the residents had been deep asleep.

Some individuals who claimed to have narrowly escaped the scenes additionally informed our correspondent that other than the killings and accidents inflicted on residents of the communities, huge destruction of valuables additionally occurred.

The chief of one of many affected communities mentioned, “As I am talking with you now, we have so far recovered twelve dead bodies in a nearby bush in Sabon-Gida village of Gassol council.”

While two individuals had been as properly confirmed to have been killed by the suspected herdsmen within the Pangari neighborhood of Bali council, a number of different individuals had been as properly mentioned to have been injured within the mentioned Bali council.

Confirming the incident, which he mentioned had additionally led to huge displacements of the individuals, the Tiv Cultural and Social Association chairman, Bali chapter, Matthew Baki, informed our correspondent that two individuals had been killed in Bali “with several others badly injured.”

He mentioned the assault within the Bali neighborhood, which led to the killing of two individuals, occurred at about 2 a.m., including that the “police came in this morning to evacuate the corpse and took those injured to Bali General hospital.”

Also confirming the separate assaults, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), David Misal, mentioned efforts to trace down the perpetrators had been in high gear.

The management of the state chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) accused Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of alleged refusal to wade into the continuing killings.

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How Herdsmen Attacked Taraba Communities, Massacred Residents In Their Sleep

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