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Fulani Gunmen Reportedly Kill Benue Monarch, 30 Suswam’s Kinsmen



Suspected Fulani militias on Sunday morning killed no fewer than 30 persons, including a traditional rulers in Iorza village of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.

Logo LGA is Governor Gabriel Suswam’s council, where the suspected Fulani militants have continued to kill residents for undisclosed reasons.

The PUNCH gathered that the armed Fulani mercenaries stormed the village in the early hours of Sunday while the people were preparing to go for Sunday church services.

It was further gathered that the people killed by the attackers were mostly women, children and the aged while several others are critically injured.

An eyewitness, who simply identified himself Chigh, told our correspondent that the armed Fulani herdsmen attacked the community and shot indiscriminately.

Chigh said he and others escaped the killings by the whiskers.

He alleged that the invaders equally burnt several houses in the community.

Police Public Relations Officer for the command in the state, Austin Ezeani, confirmed the report but said four corpses had so far been recovered.

He said security had already been beefed up in the area.

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