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Herdsmen hit Benue again: 3 confirmed killed, many still missing

Herdsmen hit Benue again: 3 confirmed killed, many still missing

By O’starEze

Following fresh attack by suspected last night on Tsokwa village, Anyii, Logo local area of , three persons confirmed dead and many missing.

Chairman of Logo local , Nyajo Richard, speaking to the press, said that the attackers, suspected to be , stormed the village in large numbers, shooting in different directions late last night.

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In his words, “we all awoke to the noise from the attack and scampered for safety as we saw houses going up in flames.

“We suspected the assailants were Fulani herdsmen given their war-cry which was in Hausa and Arabic.

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Richard said one of the villagers died at the scene of the attack while two victims, who were rescued, died in the process of reviving them.

It would be recalled that there was a similar attack on the same local government on January 1 which left over 75 persons dead.

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