Crime News

Gunmen Kill Many At Wake-Keep In Benue, Scores Wounded

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Gunmen have reportedly attacked mourners at a wake-keep in Mbayatyo Mbater in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State, killing many.

The incident occurred Saturday morning at the wake-keep of one Mama Sule Achin Adigi. Many others were wounded in the attack.

A resident of the community, Mr Jiji Jack confirmed the development in a post on his official Facebook page.

He called on security agencies to urgently rescue “those that are still breathing”.

It was also gathered that a popular commander of community volunteer guards in the Local Government, Mr Atum was among those gunned down by the assailants.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Catherine Anene Sewuese had yet to confirm the incident as at the time of filing this report.

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