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Tension As Herdsmen Kill Seven Tiv Farmers In Nasarawa

The Evangelist edition
October 9, 2022

No fewer than seven farmers were killed in the early hours of Sunday when some suspected herdsmen invaded Gidan Sule, Kardoroko, Keana local government area of Nasarawa.

About five of the Tiv farmers were killed on Saturday night while two were killed in the early hours of Sunday.The victims are Uwuhe Tarza, Madam Samuel Aor, Philomina , Boyi Udekor,Henen Samuel, Suega Oter as well as the other dead body name yet to be identified.

Over 1,000 persons were also displaced during the invasion and are taking refuge at Kadarko, Giza towns and other places within Keana LGA.

Gists9ja learnt that the attack is a reprisal as it was gathered last Thursday, some herdsmen from Nasarawa attacked some Tiv farmers in Yelwater community of Guma LGA of Benue State and the Tiv farmers trailed them to Gidan Sule area in Nasarawa State.

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