A Benue community has reportedly witnessed another horrible incident by suspected herdsmen in a fresh attack that led three souls to an early grave while several others were injured and some missing.
Residents of Tsokwa village in Anyii, Logo Local Government area of Benue state were thrown into sadness and sorrow following an attack by armed herdsmen on Thursday night, February 8.
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It was gathered that the chairman of Logo local government, Nyajo Richard, said on Friday morning, February 9, that the hoodlums suspected to be herdsmen stormed the village around 8:00 pm in large number shooting sporadically and burning down houses in the village.
The reports gathered that one of the residents died at the scene of the attack while two victims who were rescued died in the process of reviving them.
Three other survivors are currently hospitalised at the local NKST hospital in Anyii, Logo Local Government Area of the state.
The local government chairman stated further that the divisional police officer has mobilised security personnel to the community to reinstall peace in the community and to search for those who are still missing since the attack.
Meanwhile, as at when filing this report, the commissioner of police in the state is yet to respond to the recent attack.