20 killed in Benue villages as herders invade communities

At least 20 persons have been reportedly killed in what appeared another coordinated attack on Benue communities in Waya, Jato-Aka, Turan and villages in Mbabuande and Mbapa Council Wards of Kwande and Gwer West Local Areas of the state respectively

the victims of the Waya attack were killed on their farms by the bandits who invaded the community at about 11 am on Thursday.

“When they came into our community our people were on their farms to prepare for the cropping season since it started raining a few days back.

The herdsmen had come a few days ago and set a lot of houses ablaze. They also kidnapped some other persons, took away their motorcycles and later brought their mutilated bodies and dumped them. “All they are doing is just to kill and chase our people away and take over our ancestral homes. As I speak with you some of our Council Wards are under siege; they include Mbachura, Kumakwagh, Yaav Moon and Mbaikyur.

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