Suspected herdsmen on Thursday night attacked Anyiin, Mbagber Council Ward in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State, killing several persons
Many others have been declared missing while over 30 houses were razed in the raid.
Some heavily armed men invaded the community late last night and opened fire on the villagers, forcing many residents, who were already asleep to abandon and scamper for safety.
Security operatives on ground, especially mobile police force swung into action and chased away the intruders after they had killed many residents, Daily Post quoted a source.
“As we speak, over 25 persons have been killed while many are still missing. We are homeless at the moment. The government should come to our rescue,” the resident said.
The resident said the attackers also attempted to set ablaze one T.T. Zozo’s Filling Station but failed.
Among those reportedly killed by the gunmen included one Mrs Terwase Osu, Uzenda, Chafu, Mbaya and several others.
Also, an aide to the governor, Ati Tekurla confirmed that over 30 houses were razed down in Anyiin, only last night.
Meanwhile, the police command is yet to react to the incident at the time of this report.