Herdsmen kill 4 Benue farmers in fresh attack


Four farmers have been allegedly killed by suspected herdsmen in a fresh attack on Tse- Dzungwe, Logo Local Government area of Benue State.

Those killed are Terlumun Uke, Samuel Dwem, Draba Dwem and Apaaga Mlanga.

Tse- Dzungwe, which is located on the banks of River Benue, has been repeatedly attacked by herdsmen with residents just recovering from a recent invasion before the latest onslaught.

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Spokesman for the community, Tyovenda Gbumsy told reporters that herdsmen moved into the area with a hundreds of cattle which destroyed crops.

Tyovenda, who fled to a neighbouring community, continued: “the invasion was reported to soldiers drafted to the state and they chased the herdsmen away.

“Soon afterwards, the herdsmen regrouped and launched an attack on our community.”

When contacted, Benue state Police Spokesman, DSP Moses Yamu, said he was yet to be informed about the development officially.

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