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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Three In Fresh Attack In Benue

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Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom

Some suspected herdsmen on Thursday night attacked Tsokwa village in Anyii, Logo Local Government Area, Benue State, killed three persons and inflicted severe injuries on many residents.

Naija News gathered that one of the deceased died at the scene of the attack while two victims died in the process of being rescued.

The Chairman of Logo local government, Nyajo Richard, disclosed to newsmen on Friday morning that the attackers suspected to be herdsmen stormed the village around 8:00 pm in large number shooting at different directions and burning down houses in the village, in the process.

Richard said that three other survivors are currently receiving treatment at the local NKST hospital in Anyii.

He said further that the Divisional Police Officer has mobilised policemen to the community for recovery operations and to search for those who are still missing since the attack.

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