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Many Killed As Suspected Herdsmen Attack Communities In Ebonyi

 

At least fifteen individuals have been killed on Monday night when suspected herdsmen attacked 4 villages in Ebonyi State. 

The assault occurred in Umuhuali, Nkalaha, Obeagu, Nkalagu, and Amazu in Ishielu Local Government Area of the southeast state, additional elevating considerations in regards to the nation’s safety.

Eyewitnesses say the gunmen have been taking pictures sporadically, killing the victims in several areas of the communities. They equally set ablaze bikes belonging to residents of the affected communities.

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Governor David Umahi had additionally visited the affected communities and condemned the assault by the suspected AK-47 wielding gunmen.

File photograph: Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, speaks about his defection at a press convention on November 17, 2020.

 

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While expressing unhappiness over the incident, the Ebonyi governor assured the those that the federal government will do all inside its powers to deliver the perpetrators to justice. He additionally referred to as on safety operatives to assist in fishing out these behind the heinous crime.

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