Three dead in Benue state

Three killed in Benue state

Three people were killed in an attack launched by armed men against Tse Ngban village of Nyiev council ward in Guma Local Government Area of ​​Benue State.

The incident on Sunday evening prompted villagers to desert their homes. Speaking to Daily Trust, one of the community’s residents, Abel, said the attackers invaded the village around 7 p.m.

Ahead of Sunday’s attack, Abel revealed that the invaders had previously blocked the Daudu-Lafia highway near the NYSC farm in Uda Yagba and a bystander had been injured.

He said;

“One woman was killed instantly while the other two died shortly after the attack from wounds inflicted on them by the armed assailants.”

Benue Police spokeswoman Catherine Anene, who confirmed the incident, said the bodies of the three people killed in the attack were deposited at Benue State Teaching Hospital.

said Anene;

“Three people were killed in an attack in Guma, bodies were transported to BSUTH while an investigation is ongoing.”

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