Suspected killer-herdsmen invade Benue communities, kill 10

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Suspected killer-herdsmen, late hours of Wednesday, invaded Mchia village in Mbagber council ward, and Mou village in Ukemberagya/Tswarev council ward, all in Logo local government areas.

Suspected killer-herdsmen had also last month attacked several villages in Guma LGA and killed about 20 people.

“They were separate attacks on Mchia and Mou villages but carried out simultaneously leading to the death of 15 people.

“The attackers stormed the villages between 11pm and midnight of Wednesday, twelve people were killed at Mchia community and three people at Mou village with about 13 people injured,” a local, who did not want to be mentioned, told our correspondent on the phone.

Confirming the attack, the Commissioner of Police, Wale Abass, said that 10 people were killed and eight injured.

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