Heavily Armed Gunmen Kill 15 People In Benue State

Shooters have murdered no less than, 15 individuals in three towns of Logo neighborhood government ranges of Benue State.

As indicated

by reports, that the shooters suspected to be herders on Sunday and Monday evening attacked the rustic areas of Tse Akaa, Mba’abaji and Tse Orlalu all in Ugondo Mbanar District of Logo.

The State Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, has however affirmed that six bodies were recuperated from two of the influenced groups, including that the herders were migrating from the surroundings when inconvenience begun amongst them and the villagers.

Local people told newsmen that three individuals were killed at first however that after Monday evening assault, the loss of life rose to 15 in all the three towns of Tse Akaa, Mba’abaji and Tse-Orlalu.

On his part, the State Coordinator of Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), Garus Gololo, said that battle emitted between the herders and villagers since some Tiv talking young people constituted deterrent to the dairy cattle raisers who were just disapproving of their business.

In the interim, Governor Samuel Ortom, on Monday likewise affirmed the assault on the groups amid a meeting with newsmen in Makurdi.

He spoke to both sides to be quiet keeping in mind the end goal to settle whatever misconception they had genially.

In a similar vein, the Police Commissioner has approached the country inhabitants to permit the herders exit through their region calmly as they were leaving in light of the fact that the downpours have begun.

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