Many villagers were killed in Mbachom village, Turan Jato-Aka Kwande local government area of Benue State after suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked again early this morning. The attack was said to have happened this morning at about 5-6am.
The attackers reportedly killed numerous villagers numbering over fifty including women and children and houses also set on fire.
A woman and her child were among those who survived after her family members were killed in the attack. They were rushed to a hospital in the area where there are currently being treated while the bodies of the victims have been evacuated.