Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed five persons in Ayilamo, a village in Logo Local Government of Benue State.
Spokesman of the State Police Command, Sewuese Anene, who confirmed the incident said the attack occurred on Wednesday night, October 18, 2023.
“A few others sustained injuries,” the PPRO added.
She also said that another attack occurred in the Mbachohon community in Gwer-West Local Government, but added that details in respect of that incident were not available.
Unconfirmed reports indicated that six people were killed in the Mbachohon attack.
“The attacks are unfortunate; more security men are being deployed to the areas to restore peace,” Anene said.