Enugu - Residents of Ukpabi, Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State have reportedly fled to neighboring communities of Nkpologu and Uvuru following an attack by suspected Fulani Herdsmen which left scores dead.
The herdsmen reportedly invaded the communities in the early hours of Monday, April 25 with the intent to kill and destroy properties.
Police Public Relations Officer,Ebere Amaraizu confirmed the rampage.
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He revealed that security operatives from the Police and Nigerian Army have been dispatched to the troubled area.
The people of Nkpologu, the community where the Ukpabi, Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani people fled to for safety have reportedly also fled to Nsukka for fear of the attacks spreading to them.
- News 24