herdsmen
herdsmen

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have Killed one Kwaghaondo Ugber, his wife and three others in separate attacks carried out in Benue State.

The couple was returning from their village in Anyiin, Guma LGA of the state when the attackers struck and hacked them to death.

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According to a relation of the victims, Bem Ugber, the couple had boarded a motorbike from Iorza village, heading to Anyiin when the unfortunate incident occurred.

He said: “We gathered from the bike rider that they were ambushed close to Tse Adendem village on Anyiin Road by armed herdsmen, who shot the rider on the hand and after they all fell down, the rider managed to escape into the bush, but my uncle and his wife were not so lucky.

“We reported the matter to the Police after we got the information. Their remains were retrieved and because of the manner they were killed, we buried them immediately in my village, Tse Hwer in a Logo Local Government Area,” he added.