Nigeria: No fewer than six persons killed several others injured in herdsmen attack in Benue state.

Armed Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday night killed six persons and left several others with gunshot and machete wounds in Logo Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State.

The incident occurred at Tse Ngojov and Tse Valem Yaweh of Mbagum community in Tombo council ward of Logo LGA of the state at about 9 pm.

Paul Hembah, Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom on Security who confirmed the incident to Daily Independent on Thursday noted that the Council Chairman, Salome Tor had earlier briefed him on the incident.

He explained that as sad as the incident was, Governor Ortom has directed that the wounded be moved to the Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), while arrangements should be made, preparatory to the burials of the dead.

Daily Independent sources in Logo LGA said those that lost their lives to the attack were Ander John, Vihior Mtomga, Morgan Varem, Saaior Uyoosu, Aondoyima Tarbo and Peter Asondo.

He said that those that were injured include Igbaule Valem, Chiater Tarbo and Mrs Terngu Tyavkase Use.

According to him, the injured persons were currently receiving treatment at the Primary Health Care (PHC) facility at Ayilamo in Logo LGA.

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