6 Dead as Fulani Herdsmen Launch Fresh Attack In Benue With AK47

A fresh attack by Fulani herdsmen on a Tiv community in Benue state has claimed six lives.

A member of the community, Prince Cephas Hough said the herdsmen were armed with AK 47 rifles and stormed Tse- Kimbir settlement in the early hours of Saturday.

“They went from house to house and robbed the inhabitants of their valuables before shooting six people dead,” Hough said.

According to him, those killed in the attack were Kwaghve Baaki, Terhemen Kwaghve, Ioryue Tsehemba,Zahemen Tsavkuleve, Ahemba Shaku and a visitor who reportedly came from Nongov, in Guma local government area of the state.

The state Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), Moses Yamu confirmed the attack.

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