Barely 24 hours after two catholic priests and 17 parishioners were killed by suspected herdsmen, 19 persons were today killed by suspected herdsmen in Ali Agundu and Tsav council wards of Guma Government Area (LGA) of Benue State.
Residents in the state say the villagers were woken up by gunshots and wailing from victims of the attack.
The Victims Are.
1 Ugbuusu Martha membe Ir F (Dead)
2. Ukohol nyamve F (Dead)
3. Zaki Michael Alaaga M (Dead)
4. Cosmas Alaaga M (Dead)
5. Ukaana ujir F (Dead)
6. Terdoo Ivokor m(Dead)
7. Paulina Augustine F (Dead)
8. Ushiveer Tyeku F (Dead)
9. Mayooga Tyeku F (Dead)
10. Maggi Atoo F (Dead)
11. Charity Shomngi F (Dead)
12. Mageret mtem F (Dead)
13. Babagida kuuga M (Dead)
14 Akombobeer Bua M (Dead)
15 Bridget Ugbuusu F( shot but not dead)
16 Hannah Kaduna F(shot but not dead)
17. Eucharia Anyoko F(shot but not dead)
18. Wanka zende F(shot but not dead)
19. Akosu Michael M (shot but later died).
Dr. M Y Ortses, Chairman Guma LGA Mr. Anthony Shawon was present to access the number of casualties and sympathize with the affected families during Ali- Agudu debacle.
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