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Fulani Herdsmen Storm Another Village in Benue, Kill 15

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Suspected Fulani herdsmen Thursday afternoon stormed Tombo in Buruku local government area of the state, killing no fewer than 15 persons.

Accoding to Vanguard, the marauders who razed part of the community also took over the deserted villages.

“The situation in Tombo at the moment is scary and we are helpless, it’s as if we are in a war situation where the mission of the invaders is to occupy and take over our villages”, a source told Vangaurd.

“The people are also burning down houses, farms and food stuff as they move into the villages in what looked like a well coordinated attack.”

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When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Assistant Superintendent, ASP, Moses Yamu confirmed that seven persons had been killed said the incident occurred at about 3pm Thursday.

Yamu disclosed that the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Paul Yakadi had led a team to the crisis zone to ascertain the cause of the renewed clash in order to compel the feuding parties to cease hostilities.

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