Suspected herders again killed three persons in a community in the Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.
The suspected herders were said to have invaded the Ngban community in Guma local government Sunday evening.
Suspected herdsmen had not relented attacking Governor Samuel Ortom council area.
Last three weeks had been horrible in some communities in the same local government as no fewer than 13 persons were killed at Tse Numgbera, Umella, Yogbo and Ukohol communities all in the LGA.
According to locals the latest attack, occurred around 4pm on Sunday when suspected herders invaded Ngbea under Nyiev council Ward of Guma local government.
“They were Fulani herders. They came in their numbers and attacked our village around 4pm yesterday (Sunday).
“Three people were killed”, a local who identified himself as Iorhemen said.
The State Police Command spokesperson, Catherine Anene when contacted confirmed the attack.
She said, “Three persons were killed in an attack at Guma, corpses have been removed to Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, while investigation is ongoing.”