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JUST IN: Suspected herdsmen kill 2 priests, 14 worshipers in Benue

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Ibrahim Ramalan
Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/ibrahim.ramalana, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
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Fulani herdsmen Tuesday morning at Ayar-Mbalom community in Gwer East Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue State, killed two Catholic priests and 14 worshippers.

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The armed herdsmen attacked the St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church in the community when an early morning mass was in progress.

The Makurdi Diocese of Catholic Church has confirmed the attack, saying two of its priests and worshippers were slain during the onslaught in the morning.

The attackers also burnt nearly 50 houses during the attack and sacked the entire community.

The attack comes barely four days after the murder of 10 persons by herdsmen in Guma LGA and the destruction of several houses by men suspected to be military personnel in Naka, Gwer West LGA of the state.

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Details later….

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