Tears Flow As Victims Of Herdsmen Attacks Are Buried In Benue (Photos)


It has been reported that some of the victims of the recent herdsmen attacks in communities in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State, have been buried in a mass grave.

It will be recalled that no fewer than 19 persons were killed when suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday, attacked Tse Amgbem, Udam near Aondoana, and Agbanu Seghev/Ukuse, all in Gwer West.

The victims were buried on Thursday, May 6, by the Chairman of Gwer-West LG Council, Hon. Mrs Ashi Grace Igbabon as directed by Governor Samuel Ortom.

The batch one mass burial took place at Mbamondu kindred of Vengev community, Udam macro geopolitical zone in Gwer-West, the ancestral home of the victims.

The council boss disclosed that arrangement has been put in place for 2 & 3 of the mass burial to enable her bury other slain victims in Saghev, Mbakyondu and others affected communities in the local government.

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