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Six killed in unprovoked attack in Benue state

Six people have been confirmed dead in an unprovoked attack by suspected Fulani herders in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

Terna, a resident of the area said that the attack occurred at Umella village in Mbawa Ward of the Local Government, around 3pm on Thursday afternoon, where some machete-wielding Fulani herders attacked the community without any provocation.

Benue State has in the last decade seen a drastic upsurge in communal and tribal conflicts.

Source: The Skuup