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13 feared dead as armed herdsmen invade Benue community

13 people have been feared killed by armed herdsmen who invaded Tse-Amgbem community close to Aondoana in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State.

The attackers burnt down the houses in the community in the early Monday morning attack, April 3 and also left many wounded. 

Chairman of Gwer West Local Government Area, Grace Igbabon confirmed the casualty figure in an interview on Channels Television on Monday May 3. Survivors of the attack have reportedly been displaced and are now taking refuge in Aondoana town.

Police Spokesperson in the state, DSP Sewuese Anene confirmed the attack but said details concerning those who perpetrated the attacks, number of casualties, those wounded and the extend of the damage at the community is still unknown.

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