No fewer than six humans were killed via way of means of gunmen in Igba-Ukyor and Tse Baka groups of Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State.
It turned into amassed from a supply withinside the region that the armed guys stormed the groups on motorbikes, Sunday night time, at 8, capturing sporadically and killing anybody they stuck up with.
The supply, stated: “They rode on motorbikes from one village to the other. Igba Ukyor network became the primary vicinity they attacked. They killed 5 humans there and after that they moved to close by Tse Baka wherein in addition they killed another person.
“The extraordinary assault created pandemonium withinside the groups, human beings fled their houses for worry of being killed. Some of them bumped into the bush remaining night time to cover most effective to go back this morning.”
The country Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Bemgba Iortyom, who hails from Ushongo council showed the development.
Iortyom stated: “Finding to be had to me shows that gunmen driving on Bajaj bikes stormed Igba-Ukyor agreement region of Daav, Ikóv Council Ward of Ushongo council at 8p.m., on Sunday and shot indiscriminately with automated firearms, killing 5 folks at the spot.
“They had been stated to have proceeded to Tse Baka, that is a close-by agreement and killed one person. Information concerning their identification and reasons is but to be ascertained.”
Contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Catherine Anene, stated she turned into but to obtain info of the development.