Suspected herdsmen kill seven in Benue


No fewer than seven people were killed by suspected herdsmen in a renewed attack on Chembe village in Ukemberegya/Tswarev ward of Gaambe-Tiev in Logo local government area of Benue State.

The incident which happened on Friday night would have been more disastrous thanks to the intervention of troops of Operation Whirl Stroke who were later alerted that repelled and killed two of the suspected herdsmen.

It was reliably learnt that the suspected herdsmen stormed the sleeping community around 7:40 pm on Friday and shot sporadically to anything on sight.

A native who declined to be identified said seven persons including one woman died on the spot.

The anonymous said that twelve persons…

Source: Nigerian Tribune