Gunmen kill 3 months old baby, 13 others in Benue


At least 13 farmers including a three months old baby were reportedly killed in two separate attacks on communities in Guma local government area of Benue State.

Rural Post learned the Gunmen had succeeded in attacking a bus loaded with mourners who were returning from a burial at Umenger around Torkula village resulting in the death of three persons while two others who survived the attack are receiving treatment at a hospital in Makurdi.

The deceased three months old baby who was said to have been shot in the chest died on the spot.

His mother who narrowly survived the attack was shot on the lap and is currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital.

Similarly, the dei community was said to have been attacked in which eight persons were reportedly killed.

Confirming the incidents, Council Chairman Caleb Aba said 13 persons were killed in two separate attacks on Udei Branch and Torkula community.

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