Herdsmen Kill 2 NECO Students, 6 Others In Guma, 1 In Logo
From Msughshima Andrew, Makurdi
Fulani herdsmen militia at about three am today attacked Tse Shan in Saghev Guma Local Government Area killing eight persons including two NECO students and injuring many others.
As at the time of filing this report, several others were reportedly missing.
Chairman of Guma Local Government Area, Mr.Anthony Shawon submitted the report to the Special adviser on security, Colonel Paul Hemba (rtd).
He said the victims included two students who came to write the National Examination Council NECO in the Community.
Mr. Shawon stated that both the dead and the injured are being conveyed to the General Hospital in Gbajimba.
The Chairman stated that he also received information that while retreating, the militia attacked several people along their routes with one body discovered along the road in Logo Local Government Area.
The reports stated that the Commander of the 72 Special Forces Battalion dispatched soldiers to the scene of the attack who found out that the attackers had left.
The Security Adviser said it is believed that the attack came from a base in Logo Local Government Area.