CAN cautions against reprisal as death toll from Plateau herders attack hits 130
Armed herdsman

At least 43 Internally Displaced Persons, (IDPs) have been killed by herdsmen in a late-night attack on LGEA Primary School, Mgban, Nyiev Council Ward, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

The attack, according to sources, happened at about 10p.m. on Good Friday.

Sources said among the 43 corpses so far recovered from the scene of the attack were those of pregnant women and children, while scores sustained severe injuries and many were still missing.

The attack came a few days after a similar attack in Umogidi village, Enetekpa Adoka district of Otukpo LGA claimed over 50 lives.


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