Herdsmen sack villages in Taraba State again

Unknown herdsmen wielding guns invaded some villages in Gassol Local Government Area, Taraba, killing and wounding people.

One of the six persons hacked than by the gunmen was a blind old man. The raid took place in the wee hours of the morning.

According to eye witness reports, the attackers set ablaze cars, houses and farmsteads in Korum village. Other outlying villages were not spared in the attack. Orawua and Gidan Bature villages in Gassol Local Government were both attacked.

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Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Joseph Kwaji, established the reports as true but said just one person was killed.

More details later.