Gunmen k!ll 10 in Benue community

Gunmen kill 10 in Benue community

Gunmen have killed 10 people in Olegumachi community in Agatu Local Government Area of ​​Benue State.

The attackers who invaded the community on the night of Tuesday, July 9, 2024, also set houses on fire.

Local government chairman Phillip Ebenyakwu, who confirmed the incident to journalists on Wednesday, said 10 people were killed and seven houses were set ablaze.

“Yes, it is confirmed. There was an attack. What they gave me was 10. They (the gunmen) were armed with sophisticated weapons, they were looting, robbing and burning houses and they killed people,” he said.

“About seven houses were burned down, they took a lot of property and animals like goats and birds.

Ebenyakwu said he had reported the incident to the police and the Department of State Security.


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