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Insecurity: 3 dead as suspected herdsmen attacks Benue village



Suspected herdsmen have killed three persons during an attack on Adama village in Agatu local government area of Benue state, Police confirms.

Confirming the report in a statement, Catherine Anene the command’s spokesperson in Makurdi, described Adama village as a riverine community with no motorable roads.

However according to her, theee dead bodies had been recovered, adding that more personnel had been deployed to the area to enforce law and order.

The statement read:

“Information received on June 14, 2020, at about 05:30 hours that suspected herdsmen attacked Adama village, a riverine area in Agatu that is not motorable.

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“A team of police officers have been deployed to the area but the level of destruction and casualties have not been ascertained.

“Further development will be communicated to you as soon as the team on ground starts sending reports.

“Three corpses have been confirmed so far.”

Yusuf Luka, is a journalist by profession with few years of experience, I am also a graduate of Bingham University. Outside of work, I enjoy hiking with friends, Reading books, and Watching movies. Let's connect on social media.