Unknown Gunmen Kill 10 Persons In Benue Communities

Unknown gunmen have reportedly killed no less than 10 individuals in some villages within the Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

Confirming the incident, the Chairman of Guma LGA, Caleb Aba, informed newsmen in Makurdi on Monday that 4 of the victims had been killed in Mbabai council ward and three others in Ndzorov council.

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Aba, who blamed the killings that concerned two humanitarian staff on suspected herders, famous that he was baffled by the resurgence of assaults on his individuals since there have been no points reported earlier between the villagers and the herders.

He stated that the stays of the three individuals killed in Ndzorov which included two help staff had been evacuated by the operatives of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS).

The suspected armed herders had on Sunday allegedly killed six individuals and two help staff underneath the make use of of 360HSCD, a non-governmental organisation engaged on HIV/AIDs testing and counseling in Benue State.

Eyewitnesses famous that the 2 our bodies of the help staff had been later recovered by their organisation from the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke.

According to some villagers, the help staff had been allegedly first seized by the gunmen earlier than they had been ultimately killed.

They said that once they known as the phone traces of the kidnapped help staff, their captors who responded confirmed the killings and insisted that the killings would proceed till Governor Samuel Ortom repealed the open grazing prohibition and ranching institution regulation of 2017.

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Unknown Gunmen Kill 10 Persons In Benue Communities

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