Gunmen kill 18 in fresh attack on Benue community


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Gunmen kill 18 in fresh attack on Benue community 

At least 18 people have been killed in a fresh attack by gunmen at Iye village of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

The incident took place at about 7 pm on Sunday, leaving many others wounded during the attack.

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The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benue Command, Catherine Anene, confirmed the attack to newsmen on Monday.

According to her, “seven bodies were recovered on Monday morning while one of the attackers was also killed.”

Also confirming the incident, Mr Christopher Waku, the Security Adviser of Guma LGA, said 18 people were killed during the attack.

Waku said, “18 people were killed at Iye village in Guma LGA yesterday (Sunday) between 6-7pm. The village is after Uniagric (JOSTUM).”

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