The Roman Catholic Community in Venue State has been thrown into mourning following the killing of two priests, two catechists and about 14 lay faithful of the church by Suspected Fulani Herdmen in Ayar community of Gwer -East local Government Area in the State
The slain priests, Revd. frs. Joseph and Felix Toyalaha and other victims were reportedly butchered to death in the early hours of this morning by that suspected Fulani herdmen who attacked them while they were at morning Mass in a local church on the community
A large crowd of Catholic faithful at that Bishop Marry Medical Center, Makudi this morning to witness the depositing of the remains of Alain’s priests, who wrecked later brought in amidst much wailing and sorrow from the crowdof mourners.
The remains of the slain priests were ugly sight to behold as their killers had butchered and mutilated their bodies hideously
Reports of the attack were collaborated by some of the locals who had escaped and fled to Makurdi and we among the crowd at the hospital.