Suspected Herdsmen Attack Makurdi Kill 5.

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Five people were reportedly killed at by suspected herders in a renewed attack on Makurdi, capital city of Benue State.

The incident, according to natives happened recent at Anter Mbalagh council ward of Makurdi Local Government Area.

It was learnt that the attack by suspected herders was unprovoked but stormed the community and attacked the people on the farm.

A native of Anter Mbalagh community who pleaded not to be named identified to include; Ave usaar, Temanenge kyer, kpungu orbakpa, Aondoakura Akume and Terkimbir Orbakpa.

The anonymous claimed that three of the victims had been buried, stressing that corpses of other two victims were yet to be found.

However, Special Adviser to the governor on security, Lt Col. Paul Hemba retd who confirmed the incident said that two people were killed.

“Am not aware if the people killed were five but I have pictures of two dead people from the community,” Hemba told newsmen through phone.

The Police Public Relations Officer, SP, Catherine Anene said she had yet to receive the report.

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