Fresh Attack On Benue Community Leaves 3 Dead, Many Missing

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom

Three people have been confirmed dead while many others are still missing following a fresh attack on Tsokwa village in Anyii, Logo Local Government Area on Thursday night by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

The Chairman of Logo Local Government, Nyajo Richard, confirmed the attack on Channels Television, saying the attackers suspected to be herdsmen stormed the village around 8:00 pm in large number shooting at different directions and burning down houses in the village.

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

A similar attack in the local government area on new year day left over 73 people dead.

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