9 killed in renewed communal clash as herders kill two, raze houses in Benue

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9 killed in renewed communal clash as herders kill two, raze houses in Benue

Adagbo native killed in the communal clash

 

Eleven people have reportedly been killed in separate attacks in Agatu local government area of Benue State.

 

It was gathered that a communal crisis claimed nine lives while Fulani herders killed two people on Sunday, June 13.

 

A native who simply identified himself as Alloyi said residents of Ailla and Adagbo communities embarked on a renewed crisis that also left several others seriously injured.

 

“There had been age-long crisis between Ailla and Adagbo communities, unfortunately, there was a renewed crisis yesterday (Sunday) leading to the death of many people and left several others seriously injured.” he told Nigerian Tribune.

 

Another native from Odugbeho who identified himself as Sunday said that the herders attacked Odugbeho village around 5:00 pm on Sunday and killed two people and set ablaze houses numbering about 21.

 

“It was around 5:30 pm and they came around the same time they came last Sunday. They came in…



Source: Linda Ikeji