Nine shot dead in Benue community

By AdvocateNews on 23/05/2021

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Gunmen attacked Agan community in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue on Friday. leaving nine persons dead.

Terkimbi Shom, one of the locals, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday that nobody knew where the attackers came from.

Shom said: “These attacks are becoming too frequent.

“This is the second time in less than three weeks that the attackers launched attacks on our community.

“We hardly sleep well nowadays for fear of attacks.

“I appeal to the Federal Government to please send security operatives to our area to safeguard our lives as well as property.”

The Spokeswoman of the Benue State Police Command, DSP Sewuese Anene, confirmed the attack.

Posted 23/05/2021 04:50:10 AM

 

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