Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday were reported to have killed over 30 persons, mostly women, children and the aged, in three council wards of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.
According to report from a fleeing person, the invaders stormed the village at about 5am. “The attackers started shooting and we were all running for our lives.”
“Our people there told us that about thirty bodies, most of them women, children and the aged were identified”.
The governor’s aide, who is also from the area, confirmed the report, explaining that a search was ongoing for the casualties.
Police Public Relations Officer, Austin Ezeani, confirmed the report, saying security agents had already deployed in the areas.