@csrf

22.07.2021 news ‘Fulani Herdsmen’ Invade Nasarawa Village in the Night, Kill Five

Published 22nd Jul, 2021

By Damilola Ayeni

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have killed five farmers, including four females and a male, in Gidan Sule, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

In an interview with Daily Trust on Thursday, Comrade Peter Ahemba, President of Tiv Development Association in the State, revealed that the attackers stormed the village in the night after residents had retired to bed.

“Five persons were lost in Gidan Sule village in Keana LGA due to the attack by suspected Fulani herders on Wednesday night,” he said.

“Four out of the five persons were instantly murdered but one of them whom we thought would survive the attack later died in the hospital.

42 Killed, 338 Houses Set Ablaze as ‘Fulani Militia’ Invade Kaduna Communities

“Tiv people in Nasarawa State are peace-loving people. There was no misunderstanding between my tribesmen and the suspected Fulani herders in the community so I wonder why the attack was carried out.”

Confirming the incident, ASP Ramhan Nansel, Nasarawa State Police Public Relations Officer, said the command had sent officers of the Counter Terrorism Unit, supported by the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Hunters and the Military, to the village after receiving the information.

 “On 21/7/2021, at about 23:00hrs, information was received that unknown gunmen, while shooting sporadically, attacked a particular compound at Gidan Sule Village along Lafia-Makurdi road,” he said.

Ten Killed by Unknown Gunmen in Plateau While Drinking at a ‘Joint’

“Four corpses were recovered at the scene while three injured victims were rescued and rushed to Odumu hospital for medical attention. One person later died while receiving treatment at the same hospital.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Published 22nd Jul, 2021

By Damilola Ayeni

Advertisement

Our Stories

N39,000, N56,000, N73,000 — How UCH Underpaid Medical Interns For 4 Months

#Endsars Detainees ‘Languishing in Dungeon Cells’ Due to Ogun Jusun Strike

BREAKING: Bandits Abduct Zamfara Lawmaker’s Father, Stepmother

A Pandemic Called Patriotism

‘I Won’t Be Part of a Cover-Up’ — Youth Rep Rinu Oduala Withdraws from Lagos #EndSARS Panel

BREAKING: Police Service Commission Officially Suspends Abba Kyari

Shi’ites Bury Two ‘Martyrs’ Killed by Police During #FreeZakzaky Protest

After FIJ’s Report, IKEDC Restores Electricity to Wrongly Disconnected Lagos Community

ALERT: Fake Websites are Advertising US Visa Lottery

UK-Based Nigerian Narrates How NCDC ‘Defrauded’ Her of N152,862

Advertisement