BENUE: Suspected herdsmen strike in Ortom LGA, kill 10

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have reportedly killed 10 people in a fresh attack on Tser Uoreleegeb community of Ubabai council ward in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

Guma is the country home of Samuel Ortom, the state governor.The gunmen were said to have killed them Tuesday night when they were sleeping outside their houses owing to the heat.

The assailants shot at the victims severally and ran away after killing them.

The chairman of Guma Local Government Area, Richard Shior, told newsmen yesterday that the gunmen attacked the community in the dead of night.

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