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18 people killed in fresh gunmen attack on Benue residents

18 people killed in fresh gunmen attack on Benue residents

Unknown gunmen on Sunday attacked Iye community in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, killing no fewer than 18 people and injuring several others.

Speaking on the attack, the Security Adviser of Guma LGA, Christopher Waku, said: “18 people were killed at Iye village in Guma LGA yesterday (Sunday) between 6-7pm. The village is after Uniagric (JOSTUM).”

While offering police confirmation of the attack, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Catherine Anene, said that seven bodies among those killed were recovered on Monday morning, while one of the attackers was also killed.


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