Nigeria

Gunmen kill two herders in Nasarawa

Gunmen in the early hours of Friday stormed Birshin Fulani, a suburb of Bauchi metropolis, and kidnapped a nursing mother of three children, Mrs Rukayyat Odedoyin.

Tension has started building up in Ashige, Lafia local government area of Nasarawa State, following the killing of two herders by yet to be identified gunmen.

Newsmen, on Saturday, gathered that the unfortunate incident took place on Friday night.

Newsmen further learnt that the lifeless bodies of the herders were found on a farm, with several cuts on their faces.

Their bodies have been deposited at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia.

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