Herdsmen attack in Benue state. Facebook

By Oladapo Okeowo

Residents of Katsina-Ala local government area of Benue State were thrown into mourning when of armed men attacked and killed five people, leaving scores injured.

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The attack took place at the Abaji market according to The DailyPost.

This attack is barely three weeks after yet-to-be-identified men fired indiscriminately and razed shops in the Zaki Biam International Yam Market. An act that led to multiple deaths and severe injuries to the survivors.

Benue state has, in recent times, being plagued by violent clashes involving farmers and herdsmen and in other cases, the invasion and attack of settlements by armed men such as those that attacked Abaji market.

More details soon.