15 killed in fresh attack in Benue

February 1st, 2024

At least 15 bodies have been recovered after armed infiltrators once again attacked Ugboju community in Agatu Local Government Area of ​​Benue State.

At around 3pm on Wednesday 31 January, an armed group attacked the community.

Many people remain missing after the invasion, and there are concerns that the death toll will rise further.

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The bodies of the deceased villagers were recovered on Thursday morning, February 2nd. Villagers told Daily Trust on the 1st, adding that people were helpless over the situation.

He said more bodies could be found by midday as search teams continued to comb the bushes for missing people.

Lawmaker representing Agatu constituency in the state House of Assembly, Godwin Edo, has condemned the fresh killings which he said took place on Wednesday.

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Ed says: I forwarded all the bloody photos of the recovered bodies to the governor and deputy governor’s WhatsApp hotline. ”


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