By Abiodun OBA

Seven people were killed on Sunday by gunmen suspected to be herders.

The incident occured in Tse Gamber in Sengev and Nagi, Mbachohon Council wards all in Gwer West local government area of Benue.

Locals said that the fully armed herdsmen in the early hours of Sunday invaded the two communities killing seven people and injuring several others.

One of the locals who pleaded not to be mentioned claimed, “Four people were killed at Tse Gamber in Sengev Council ward while three others were killed at camp Nagi in Mbachohon Council ward located along Naka-Agagbe road.

While confirming the attack, the spokesperson for the state command, Catherine Anene said that three of her cousins were killed in the attack.

Anene said, “That is my village, three of my cousins were killed and that is the total number”.

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