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Fulani Herdsmen attack Taraba Communities, 6 killed, properties destroyed

Suspected Fulani Herdsmen attacked Korum, Orawua and Gidan Bature communities in Gassol Local Government Council of Taraba State around 2 am on Saturday morning.

"Six people have been reported dead, cars and houses were also destroyed. Those injured in the attack are currently receiving treatment at the First Referral Hospital in Mutum Biyu as well as the MDGs Clinic in Yerima and Ityav Clinic, a private hospital in Yerima." The community leader stated.
Police Public Relations Officer,DSP Joseph Kwaji who confirmed the attack said that details were still sketchy. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Security Matters,Wonukem Agyo, also confirmed the incident, saying that the Commanding Officer of 20 Battalion Serti and 93 Battalion Takum have been contacted for deployment of their men to the affected areas.


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