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JUST IN: Suspected Herdsmen Kill Many, Village Head In Benue Community (Graphics Photos)

Suspected herdsmen, Tuesday afternoon launched a fresh attack on Chembe settlement in Ukemberagya/Tswarev ward of Gaambe-Tiev, killing a village head, Chief Iyongovihi Ninge.

It was learnt that the attackers came with hordes of cattle, plundering yam seedlings of farmers.

They reportedly opened fire on Ninge who was clearing his field in readiness for cultivation.

He was shot at the back and died on the spot.

Meanwhile, an online user Igbum from Makurdi, calimed the attacker killed many people in his village.

He shared photos of the recovered dead bodies from his village.

According to him, dead bodies of Enger, Pastor Chia Amos , Abur Ivyambe, Ihyembe Ukpanya, Tyokase Ikyereve, Orhena Daudu, Gabriel Shishim and  Igbadio Nyigba have been recovered.

Other bodies yet to be recovered are Bem Choohyev, Ioryoosu Kyegh, Gendaga Yongo, Ornula Igboji  and Aondo Karshi .

See graphic photos he shared, however, BreezeReporters could not independently verify the photos.

Staff Writer

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