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Fulani herdsmen kill five persons in Benue

Written By Idoma Television on Sunday, May 15, 2016 | 11:44:00 PM

A fresh attack on a village in Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen has left no fewer than five persons dead.

The incident which occurred in Tarfi village, Binnev Ward, Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State also left several others injured after the invaders stormed the village late Friday night and started shooting sporadically.


Spokesman of the State Police Command, ASP, Moses Yamu confirmed the attack, saying five persons lost their lives in the attack.

“Yes I can confirm the attack on Tarfi village, Binnev Ward, in Buruku Local Government Area of the state by suspected Fulani herdsmen; so far we have record five deaths, two persons were killed in the village but three others who sustained injuries in the attack died on their way to the hospital,” Yamu said.

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