Enugu - Two members of a family were shot dead in Abbi Community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State following the invasion of the area by Fulani herdsmen, reports Vanguard.
The herdsmen, numbering over 30, wounded several other villagers when they invaded the community.
It was gathered that the Fulani herdsmen emerged from the bush and began to attack the people in the community.
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The herdsmen burnt seven houses and several motorcycles in the course of the attack.
Several villagers had to flee the village.
19 people have so far been declared missing.
A senior officer at the Police Area Command, Nsukka who spoke on the condition of anonymity confirmed the story describing the attack as pathetic and sorrowful.
Read more at Vanguard.
- News 24