18 dead as gunmen launch fresh attack in Benue

No fewer than 18 people have been killed in another gunman attack at Iye village of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

According to Daily Trust, locals said that the incident happened on Sunday, May 21, 2023, at about 7 pm.

The residents also said that many people were wounded during the attack on the village located behind the Joseph Sarwuaan Tarka University Makurdi (JOSTUM).

Christopher Waku, the Security Adviser of Guma LGA, said 18 people were killed during the attack.

Waku said, “18 people were killed at Iye village in Guma LGA yesterday (Sunday) between 6-7pm. The village is after Uniagric (JOSTUM).”

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